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Healthy Cook: Fill up, feel good, and get fit with a plum satisfying food

  Want a cheap, portable and healthy treat for the busy days of summer? Nutrition experts say to stock up on dried plums. Sweet, earthy and luscious on the inside

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Heard it through the grapevine

  Knowing when the ‘Organic’ Label is Worth the Extra Dollars Buying everything organic – from milk to mangoes – might be a healthy choice for the body, but many

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Children and obesity

Taking Steps to Reverse this Growing Epidemic If most parents knew there was an epidemic that could affect the health of their child, these moms and dads would do everything

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Editor’s Dose: A little pill of insight on nutrition news you can use

  They don’t say “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” for no reason. This edition of Central Florida Health News is focusing on food because what you put

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Publisher’s Note: From the pyramid to the plate

  As of June 2, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled the federal government’s new food icon: My Plate. Gone is the food

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Body, Mind & Spirit: How not to be your own worst enemy

  We’ve all heard it — that not-so-quiet voice in our head that says, “You can’t,” “It’s impossible” or, “You’re not good enough.” Most of us have minor battles with

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Caregivers: Our extended family

  Thursday, June 17th was the national observation of Nurse Assistant Day, which kicked-off a week of honoring all nursing assistants around the country. Nursing assistants serve under many different

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Planning meals is key for the time and money strained

  For many modern parents, their children’s growth charts are climbing in an unhealthy direction and for the adults in the home, blood pressure readings are following suit. Now, for

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Serving the working family for a longer, healthier life

With retirement age on the rise, modern parents both working to support the family, and the cost of health insurance climbing, the health business sector is making continued efforts to

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Living a life of leisure amidst the chaos

  For some it’s packing the golf clubs in the car trunk and heading off; or maybe stopping by the fabric store to pick up some quilting materials. It’s called