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Food Allergies in Children

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a study in 2013, citing that food allergies among children increased approximately 50 percent between 1997 and 2011. Below, we address some common questions and topics related to food allergies in children. At what age do children typically develop symptoms of a food allergy? Food allergy symptoms can […]

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Make This Halloween Healthier!

Managing weight can be a challenge – especially during Halloween. However, a little pre-planning can go a long way.  Below, we discuss some helpful tips and tricks to make this Halloween healthier for everyone involved. 6 Tips for Parents on Halloween When considering the candy that is collected while trick-or-treating: #1 – Examine Halloween candy immediately. […]

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Health Benefits of Fiber

Research shows that our physical and emotional well being depends on our digestive health. Fiber plays an important role in keeping the digestive tract healthy. When you eat food that is rich in fiber, it fills you up and keeps you satisfied longer.  Foods low in fiber are digested faster and move through your body […]

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April is National Pecan Month

April is National Pecan Month, and we’re celebrating by sharing some interesting facts about pecans! 10 Interesting Facts About Pecans Pecan is from an Algonquian word meaning ‘a nut requiring a stone to crack’. The U.S. produces about 80% of the world’s pecan crop. A pecan is not truly a nut, but technically a drupe, […]

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2016 Is the International Year of Pulses

What are “pulses”? Pulses are part of the legume family, but the term “pulse” refers to the dried seed. When you think pulses, think of beans. Peas, chick peas, kidney beans – all provide a healthy source of protein; all are considered “pulses”, and all are part of the 2016 International Year of Pulses (IYP) […]

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