Advice passed down from my mother (and amendments)
May08

Advice passed down from my mother (and amendments)

  Although the only constant in life is change, many of the things I learned from my mother still ring true today. And since Mother’s Day is right around the corner, I’d like to pay tribute to her timeless advice. First and foremost, my mom taught me how to count. Not just the knowledge of numbers – although that served as a valuable first step – my mother showed me how to apply this knowledge to manage stress. I still remember...

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Why “Eat Your Vegetables!” is Mom’s Best Advice
May17

Why “Eat Your Vegetables!” is Mom’s Best Advice

You probably heard it over and over as a child, and it probably made you cringe each time: “Eat your vegetables so you’ll grow up big and strong!” Moms are always giving their children advice—some good (“Treat others the way you want to be treated”), some bad (“You can be whatever you want to be, even with a liberal arts degree”), and some, well, weird (“Never wear white after Labor Day”). But the vegetables thing? Turns out she was...

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Easter Eggs: Excellent or Unhealthy?
Apr04

Easter Eggs: Excellent or Unhealthy?

Easter eggs are tons of fun to color, hide, and hunt, but did you know they also make excellent snacks? In today’s post, we’ll tell you exactly why—and offer some helpful Easter egg safety tips to protect you and your family from foodborne illnesses. The Incredible, Edible Egg When it comes to nutrition, eggs have a bad rap that dates back to 1968, when the American Health Association arbitrarily recommended that Americans eat no more...

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Frozen Veggies As A Dinner Base
Apr11

Frozen Veggies As A Dinner Base

“Wanna make that a combo?” If you hear those words on a daily basis or even multiple times per day, you need to make a change. As nutritionists we ask you to cook because we know that cooking can give you nutrition that is superior to what you can get at a drive-thru.One of the big reasons you spin through the fast food chains is time. We want to give specific strategies at 2 Your Health that fit in your lifestyle.  In...

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Easy and Fun Finger Food Ideas
Feb08

Easy and Fun Finger Food Ideas

  Finger Foods are not just for toddlers.   When you think finger foods, do you have variations of chicken fingers and french-fries from the kids menu in your head? Prepare your taste buds and put away the silverware, there are some healthy finger foods that just may have you claiming TGIF “Finger Food Friday.” Not everything that can be enjoyed as a meal or with your fingers needs to be deep fried or covered in a beige batter. Think...

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