Healthy Harvest: In-Season Produce To Eat This Fall

Posted on Sep 06, 2016

When you’re picking up produce at a grocery store or farmer’s market this fall, you’ll be sure to find a rich harvest of fruits and vegetables. Autumn’s in-season produce vary in color, flavor, size and texture, which makes for beautiful, mouth-watering fall dishes! Here are a few fruits and veggies to keep an eye out […]

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Trails of the Fox Cities

Posted on Aug 31, 2016

It’s no secret that exercising isn’t always a blast — the views from a treadmill are never too exciting and stationary biking can only take you so many places. But what if there was an activity that would allow you to: a. enjoy the outdoors b. get some exercise c. explore your community …you’d jump […]

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3 Simple Steps To Adopting A Vegetarian Lifestyle

Posted on Aug 23, 2016

Becoming a vegetarian isn’t for everyone, but it does have some fact-based health benefits that are worth considering. “A large body of scientific literature suggests that the consumption of a diet of whole grains, legumes, vegetables, nuts, and fruits, with the avoidance of meat and high-fat animal products, along with a regular exercise program is […]

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Sun Safety: Fact vs. Fiction

Posted on Aug 16, 2016

A healthy lifestyle is composed of several elements that all work together to keep you and your body in tip-top shape. And I’m not just talking about physical shape. Taking care of your body includes taking care of the thing that protects it: your skin. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, one in five Americans […]

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Clean Eating: Not Just A Fad

Posted on Aug 12, 2016

For those of us who were fortunate to have grandparents that were farmers, we remember clean eating as a way of life. One of my favorite memories includes a Mason jar of pasteurized milk. I can remember my grandmother shaking it vigorously before pouring me a glass.  While the milk was safe for consumption, it wasn’t homogenized causing the cream to […]

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Olympic-Style Workouts: Play The Games Your Way

Posted on Aug 09, 2016

If you’re like me, you’ve probably been spending a lot of time sitting in front of the TV this week cheering on team USA. Its time to get off the couch! Channel your inner Olympian and use Games as inspiration for your olympic-style workouts. The best part? You don’t have to go all the way to […]

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Healthy & Hydrated: What You Need To Know About H20

Posted on Aug 02, 2016

A nice, long drink of cold water on an 85 degree summer day is not only refreshing, it’s essential to your well-being! Without water, our organs can’t function properly, our bodies can’t maintain a stable temperature and our joints can’t stay lubricated. So, how can you fight dehydration during these hot summer months to keep […]

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Eating Local: Fox Valley Farmers Markets

Posted on Jul 26, 2016

‘Tis the season of farmers markets! It doesn’t get much better than fresh, local produce. Doing your weekly grocery shopping at one of the several farmers markets located in the Fox Valley this farm market season might just be the best thing you can do for yourself and your community! Here’s why: Most produce items […]

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