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    3 Ways to Have Your Healthiest Year Yet

    3 Ways to Have Your Healthiest Year Yet

    This article was written by Jennifer McGregor jmcgreg@publichealthlibrary.org​3 Ways to Have Your Healthiest Year Yet (And Save Money Doing It!)Year after year, getting healthier and saving money top the list of most popular New Year’s resolutions. While it might seem like these two goals are incompatible — diet plans and personal trainers aren’t cheap, after […]

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    How to Read Food Labels and Tips

    Learn how to read food labels Those of you who know me by now realize that I follow a whole food plant-based lifestyle. Most don’t know that I attended a 3-course certification program at Cornell on Plant-Based Nutrition and received a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition. I have tried to understand food labels and spent way […]

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    Healthy Cookware Options

    What are the Choices? If you have been trying to lose weight or simply want to eat healthier in the New Year, you may be looking for healthy cookware options. Each of the following types of cookware has their advantages but they may also have disadvantages. After reading about them, consider which one fits your […]

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    Create A Grocery Budget

    Create A Grocery Budget

    You Should Create A Grocery Budget Note: this page has been updated in September 2019. Budgets, especially a grocery budget is important for both families and individuals, for many reasons. Certain bills, like the grocery bill, can change from month to month. The cost of food fluctuates based on the weather and time of year. […]

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    Are Vaccines Safe?

     Are Vaccines Safe? Are you on the fence about being vaccinated or concerned about have your children’s vaccinated?  This is a must read for you, your life or your children’s life may depend on it. At least when you read the facts you can make an educated decision as to what is best for you […]

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    Is Coffee healthy for you?

    Is Coffee healthy

    Note: this post has been updated in June 2020. Do you Drink Coffee? Coffee drinkers, do you have any idea of the amount of money that was spent on coffee in the United States last year? Read the facts below and I am sure you will be surprised just as I was. Notice the number […]

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    Impossible is Just a Word

    Impossible

    Impossible When you think hard about it, impossible is Just a Word! Everyone, at some point of his or her life, has dreamed of being somebody special, somebody big. Who hasn’t fantasized about being the one who hits the game-winning homer? Who hasn’t dreamed of being the homecoming queen? And how many times have we […]

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    How to Avoid GMO Foods

    Note: this post has been updated in June 2020. How to Avoid GMO foods on your grocery trip With the rise of GMO products on grocery shelves everywhere in America, it can feel like an overwhelming challenge to avoid feeding them to yourself and to your family. Although it feels that way because we can’t […]

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    Happy as You Want to Be

    Happy as You Want to Be

    Be Happy Almost everyone has heard the hit single ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy’ by Bobby McFerrin. The song has a very catchy way of conveying its message of being happy to everyone. Bobby McFerrin’s simple message surely made a lot of people happy by telling them not to worry Living a happy, resilient and optimistic […]

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    Avoiding GMOs and stay Healthy

    Note: this post has been updated in December 2018. GMOs Are Everywhere On July 8, 2016, by more than a 2-1 factor (63-30), the Senate voted to take away consumer rights regarding the labeling of foods made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Yesterday (07/29/16), away from the glare of publicity, President Obama signed into law […]

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    Global Warming Fact or Fiction

    Global warming

    Is Global Warming True? Is global warming fact or fiction?  Has this really resulted in climate changes that will affect our lives in the future? Or is it something else?  Many individuals that I talk with think it is just a bunch of bunk.  Their argument runs something like this “We have had climate changes […]

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