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Healthy Aging for the Heart

Healthy Aging for the Heart

Welcome to our second blog in our Healthy Aging series! In our previous blog, we discussed what it means to age normally and how to take care of your body as you enter into your golden years. In this post, we will take a closer look at heart health as you age.

6 Best Pancake Recipes

6 Best Pancake Recipes

Looking for a new take on everyone’s favorite breakfast item? A cozy food anytime, pancakes are also budget-friendly. We know lots of families who cook more than they need and freeze the leftovers for busy mornings or even a quick afternoon snack. Whether you’re looking for sweet or savory, we’ve got you covered for your […]

What Does Healthy Aging Look Like?

What Does Healthy Aging Look Like?

If you are 65 or older, you are part of the fastest-growing population age group worldwide! [1] Life expectancy at age 65 in the U.S. is another 19.4 years. [2] With more people than ever before reaching this age, it is important to know what aging healthfully looks like. Read on as we explore this […]

Got Nutrition Facts?

Got Nutrition Facts?

You may have noticed changes to the nutrition labels on most foods. We view this label, and the recent changes, as a wonderful tool for us, the consumers, to use when choosing foods to meet our health goals. While there are several updates to the label, two stand out.

Farmer’s Market Shopping Tips

Farmer’s Market Shopping Tips

There are many benefits to shopping local, including supporting your local economy and accessing produce at the peak of freshness! However, shopping at a farmer’s market can sometimes be daunting, especially for first-time market-goers. Here are some tips for how to shop savvy at your next visit!

Take A Break: Mindful Walking

Take A Break: Mindful Walking

We all can use a break occasionally. Taking a break gives you a chance to mentally, physically, and in some cases, emotionally, push the pause button. Walking, particularly mindful walking, can provide the perfect activity to kickstart your next healthful break.

How do I blanch vegetables so they last longer?

How do I blanch vegetables so they last longer?

Blanching is the process of boiling or steaming vegetables for a short period of time in order to stop the “aging” process of vegetables. [1] This method of quickly cooking vegetables inactivates the enzymes that break vegetables down over time.

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