Wellness

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The Buzz: Alternative Waters

What’s the buzz? Are wacky flavored waters bad for your health? What does the science say? Move over coconut water, there’s a new group of trendy beverages in town. Made...

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Blueberry-Mint Smoothie

This hydrating smoothie can help cool you down from the inside out. A blend of antioxidant-rich blueberries and cooling mint leaves help combat inflammation and will give you a refreshing break to your summer activities.

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A Recipe for Healthy Summertime Celebrations

Backyard barbecues, pool parties, picnics in the park, and trips to the ice cream shop — ahh, the signs of summer! Between a calendar full of festive occasions and the whirlwind of summertime travel, it’s easy to let your healthy habits slide.

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Seven Ways to Kick Your Sugar Habit

Americans are consuming nearly 150 pounds of added sugar per year —  that’s approximately 42 teaspoons per day! The American Heart Association recommends limiting added sugar consumption to no more than 6 teaspoons for women and children, and 9 teaspoons for men —  quite a lot less than most are consuming.

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The Buzz: Natural Sugars

What’s the buzz? Natural sugars like honey, maple syrup, agave, and coconut sugar are better for you than table sugar. Or are they? What does the science say? We have...

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Grilled Stone Fruit, Arugula, and Olive Salad

Summer stone fruits like apricots, peaches, and plums are the perfect way to satisfy a sweet tooth without the added sugar. This seasonal salad pairs smoky-sweet grilled stone fruit with spicy arugula and salty olives for a flavorful combination that is perfect for any summer celebration.

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The Buzz: Menu Labeling

What’s the buzz? You’ll now get a side of calorie information with your burger and fries in many restaurants. What do the law and the science say? Not so fast....

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