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20 Health-Friendly Tips to Survive the Holidays

by Together Counts PartnerNovember 21, 2018

By: Kristen Castillo Get a game plan to help you survive the November through January season of abundance. During the holiday season, food temptation is everywhere! From sweet drinks and rich appetizers to bountiful meals and delicious desserts, it’s tough to eat healthy and in proper portions. That’s why you need a game plan to […]


The Health Benefits of Pumpkin

by Together Counts PartnerOctober 31, 2018

Pumpkin is one of the stars of fall! Grocery store shelves begin sporting pumpkin chips, pumpkin bread and canned pumpkin. Restaurant menus get dressed with pumpkin risottos, pumpkin raviolis and pumpkin soups. Coffee shops coast to coast starts turning out the much-anticipated pumpkin spice lattes. Pumpkin may bring to mind cakes, cookies, pies and other […]


What Are the Benefits of Sweet Potatoes?

by Together Counts PartnerOctober 19, 2018

Are sweet potatoes a healthier choice? Here’s what our dietitians have to say about one of fall’s favorite foods, the sweet potato. This time of year, we see more and more sweet potatoes showing up in recipes, restaurants and blogs. While they are available year-round, sweet potatoes are technically in season during late fall and […]


What are the best fruits for kids?

by Together Counts PartnerSeptember 28, 2018

The short answer to this question is that all fruits are healthy and good to eat! Most are naturally sweet, low in calories, high in fiber, potassium and vitamin C, and loaded with disease fighting compounds! They can make a quick and easy snack on-the-go, a sweet side dish or a simple and healthy dessert […]


Buckle Up for Back to School!

by Together Counts PartnerSeptember 7, 2018

Back-to-school can feel like quite the whirlwind. It’s a very exciting time filled with new and fresh starts. Back-to-school also means back to after school activities! Soccer practices and dance classes are suddenly back on the calendar. Incorporate the below tips into your family’s busy routine to stay healthy and active! Check out these tips […]


Empowering Kids In The Kitchen

by Together Counts PartnerAugust 8, 2018

Eric Meredith, Med, MS, RD, CHES Creator of Health Heroes Comics Getting kids involved in the kitchen can help change behaviors early and empower children to develop good life-long eating habits. Kids who learn how to cook tend to eat more nutritious foods and they’re learning a skill that is very important. In a way, […]


5 Must Have Foods for Nutrition

by Together Counts PartnerJuly 26, 2018

If your goal is to entice your family to eat healthier at home and dining out, these five foods are a must for your menu. With a variety of recipes to tempt even the pickiest eaters, these foods are sure to become family favorites while they boost everyone’s energy and health. Fish – This guy […]


Surprising Facts About Peaches

by Together Counts PartnerJuly 18, 2018

By Sarb Johl, Peach Grower Chairman, California Cling Peach Board There is nothing like the juicy, sweet flavor of a perfectly ripe peach, whether that peach is fresh or canned. And peaches not only pack a flavorful punch, they also are packed with antioxidants and vitamins essential to good health. As a second-generation peach grower […]


5 Canned Foods to Fuel an Active Lifestyle

by Together Counts PartnerJune 28, 2018

By Lisa Dorfman, MS, RD, CSSD, LMHC, FAND, aka The Running Nutritionist® Author: Legally Lean: Sports Nutrition Strategies for Optimal Health & Performance Chief Nutritionist-cTHRUNutrition Global Mobile App When looking for foods to fuel a healthy, active lifestyle, don’t neglect the canned food aisle. Canned foods provide economical, portable, healthy, fast food options. Whether you […]


12 Tips to Keep Your Family Healthy This Summer

by Together Counts PartnerJune 20, 2018

Summer vacation is here, and along with it, a whole new routine for families. This new summer routine may come with a little fear (What do I do with these kids ALL SUMMER LONG?!), but with the right strategies, it can also be full of family fun and healthy summer choices that carry through into […]