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Living a healthy lifestyle is central to maintaining wellness throughout your lifetime. In fact, healthy habits not only help you to feel good and manage illness today, they can also help prevent future disease. There are many behaviors that influence your health - what you eat, how you sleep, if you smoke, how active you are, how you manage stress - to name just a few. You can improve your quality of life by making simple, positive changes to your daily routine.
Where to start?
We've collected useful facts and tips to inform, motivate and support steps towards a healthier lifestyle. Remember, small changes are powerful. Start today!
August is National Peach Month, so let’s celebrate by focusing on this delicious summer fruit. Naturally low in fat, cholesterol and calories, this fuzzy fruit is packed with fiber and loaded with vitamins and minerals. This nutrient-dense fruit is full of antioxidants, most notably vitamins A & C. Peaches also contain potassium, an essential mineral for regulating blood pressure and electrolyte levels, which is even more important during the hot summer months!
Have you always wanted to go to a farmers market but feel a bit overwhelmed before you even get there? Here are our top ten tips for visiting your local farmers market:
- Know what produce is local and in season – This will help manage your expectations of what you will find at the market.
- Ask questions – The farmers are very passionate and knowledgeable about agriculture, farming and the best way to prepare their produce. They love to answer any questions you may have!
What would pesto be without basil, or salsa without cilantro? Whether used by the pinch or by the bunch, fresh herbs bring the flavors of a meal together by infusing amazing aromas and flavors.
Summer gifts us with fresh basil and mint, two of the most important culinary herbs. Sweet basil is the most common type. This member of the mint family has been used as a medicinal plant, and its oils and extracts are said to have antioxidant and antibacterial properties. It offers a good amount of blood-clotting vitamin K , as well as vitamin A, manganese, and magnesium.
Summer is here! With the warm weather and sun come tasty seasonal vegetables like summer squash, zucchini being the most recognizable. Summer squash is high in vitamin C and low in calories and can be a savory or sweet addition to your summer menu.
Corn is the largest agricultural crop developed in the United States, and has been grown in North America by the Native Americans for over 7,000 years. Not only is corn a versatile summer vegetable, great for barbeques, but it’s also good for our bodies too.
A cup of yellow corn kernels has 4 grams of fiber which can prevent constipation and promote good cardiovascular health. Each serving also has 14 percent of the daily value (%DV) of vitamin C and 12 %DV for manganese, two antioxidants that play a role in bone health.
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