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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Reaching Salad Success in 2017
Jan11

Reaching Salad Success in 2017

A RESOLUTION THAT COUNTS How many resolutions have you made for 2017? If your list is long, you might want to consider shortening it. In its advice for implementing lasting, successful lifestyle changes, The American Psychological Association strongly suggests making one small change at a time. Fortunately, the most straightforward way to improve your diet in 2017 is also the easiest: Just eat more salad! Even if you don’t change any...

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5 Healthy Tips for New Year’s Parties
Dec27

5 Healthy Tips for New Year’s Parties

In today’s blog post, you’ll find 5 helpful, healthy tips for navigating New Year’s celebrations without running your resolutions aground. But first, we invite you to take a moment and get in touch with what’s going on inside your head and your heart. Breathe in deeply, breathe out slowly, and let yourself be fully aware of your thoughts and emotions. For most of us, the week after Christmas is usually a time...

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Holiday Recipes for Restricted Diets
Dec13

Holiday Recipes for Restricted Diets

We all have high hopes for a happy and healthy holiday season. Even if you’re not on a restricted diet yourself, chances are good that someone in your circle of loved ones has been advised to keep an eye on his or her blood sugar or sodium levels. Because we here at 2YourHealth want you and those you care about to enjoy the holidays as much as possible this year, we’re sharing two brand-new holiday recipes specifically for...

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Healthy Foods to Stock Your Kitchen With
Nov30

Healthy Foods to Stock Your Kitchen With

A Healthy Pantry 101 In today’s modern world, it seems that life is moving at an ever-faster pace. Many (if not most) of us struggle to maintain a balance between our work lives and our personal lives, always searching for easier ways to meet our numerous obligations. With so much going on, it’s no wonder that we sometimes feel pressured to choose a convenient meal over a healthy one—but that’s a choice that only ends up costing you...

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Sodium-Free Doesn’t Mean Flavor-Free!
Nov10

Sodium-Free Doesn’t Mean Flavor-Free!

Restricted diets like DASH, CKD, or ADA are a great fit for a healthier lifestyle, but some who are new to these diets may be afraid the low-sugar, low-sodium meal and snack choices may be too bland to enjoy. Sodium is in so many of the things that we eat, and they don’t necessarily have to be salty. This restriction can make it particularly challenging for not only the individual on the diet, but for their family members as...

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