Category Archives: Health and Nutrition

The importance of the family meal

The simple act of sharing meals provides many benefits to all family members: Benefits of Family Mealtime – Family meals provide a sense of unity and the opportunity for daily communication. – Parents can use family meals to monitor their … Continue reading

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Making family meal time easy

September is Family Meals Month Most parents have great intentions to put a healthy family meal on the table each evening, but real life and busy schedules can often get in the way. It is important to know that serving … Continue reading

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Onion nutritional benefits become your heart’s ally

Onions — what we like to call Nature’s Ninja — are prized not only for their flavorful addition to meals, but for their value-added nutritional benefits. See video here. Onions are high in vitamin C, a good source of fiber, … Continue reading

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Up your annual onion consumption in just one week out of each month

If you hadn’t heard, Americans on average eat about 22 pounds of onions per person per year. That kind of onion consumption helps keep a body healthy by providing necessary vitamins and nutrients to ward off heart disease and cancers … Continue reading

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Onions Contribute to a Healthy Gut

Nutrition Nugget  Over two thousand years ago, Hippocrates said “All disease begins in the gut.” While this statement isn’t completely true, there is much wisdom to it. Bacteria and other organisms in our bodies do a lot more than help … Continue reading

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