By: Iris McDuffie on January 11, 2012 - 10:25pm - Add new comment

 Can you believe it?  Another year already and its moving fast.  Just a few weeks ago the leaves were turning from yellow to orange.  After that, we slid right into the holidays.  First Thanksgiving, then Christmas and now we are approaching mid-January as we speak.  So, how can we catch the bull by the horns and get started on making 2012 a healthy and prosperous New Year.

Here are 5 suggestions:

By: Iris McDuffie on November 30, 2011 - 11:41pm - Add new comment


  1. Make exercise a part of your daily activity at least 30 minutes a day during the holidays and every day too.

  2. Take your favorite holiday recipes and jazz them up nutritiously. Example Potato Soufflé with Corn Flake topping.

  3. Reduce your intake of Alcohol and make water a staple beverage.

  4. Eat fresh fruit or juice your juice from a piece of fresh fruit -Example: Banana, carrot and pineapple smoothie. (Check out Real Simple magazine)

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A 2009 study by the Department of Agriculture found that 2.3 million households do not have access to a car and live more than a mile from a supermarket. Much of the public health debate over rising obesity rates has turned to these "food deserts," where convenience store fare is more accessible--and more expensive--than healthier options farther away "

By: Iris McDuffie on September 1, 2011 - 6:40am - Add new comment



 September kicks off the observance of National Apple Month and extends throughout the month of November.  There are 2,500 varieties grown in the United States with more than 7,500 grown worldwide.  This delicious fruit is full of nutrients and contains 5 grams of fiber.   While it may be difficult to try all of the varieties, you may consider the old adage "an Apple a day helps to keep the doctor away". Make it a great month and try a new apple every day.

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