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Warm & Flavorful Tortilla Soup

Try a warm and flavorful tortilla soup. Only takes 30 minutes to prep and cook. Ingredients include: olive oil, green peppers, garlic, tomatoes, cilantro, lime, avocado, tortilla chips, feta or shredded Monterrey Jack cheese, and a few other keys ingredients.

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Family Fun Weekend – Bleeding Disorders Association of NE New York

On Saturday, May 25th, the Bleeding Disorders Association of Northeastern New York hosted their annual Family Fun Weekend. The weekend was filled with fun, fitness, entertainment, exhibits and education for the whole family. The FitFactor Program of HFA sponsored the physical activities and a yummy interactive nutrition session. The video below captures some of the […]

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Holiday Sweet Potato Recipe (Vegan)

Holiday meals make it easy to get side tracked from healthy eating.  Sweet potatos are an inexpensive and healthy addtition to any holiday meal.  They are a good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin B6 and Potassium, and an excellent source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Manganese. Here is a simple but elegant sweet potato side dish that is […]

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Healthy Holidays

The holidays are upon us, and staying healthy during this season can be challenging.  While this is true for the general population, it is especially important for individuals with hemophilia or other bleeding disorders.  We understand the importance that activity and a nutritious diet play in maintaining a healthy weight and decreasing the number of […]

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Final Super Grain Raffle Winner Announced

Congratulations to the Henderson family from Nebraska!!!  They are the third and final winners of FitFactor’s super grain raffle. Sarah Henderson submitted a photo of her children Lane and Paisley holding her prepared recipe of Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Cereal.  Their photo was chosen in a random drawing and they will receive a prize package of […]

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Greek Spaghetti Squash Recipe & 2200 Calorie Meal Plan

To print a copy of this recipe and meal plan click this link: recipe_card_spaghetti.squash_        

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Locally Grown Fall Market Produce

Fall, in many parts of the US, is the last opportunity to get fresh, nutritious and locally grown produce until the spring rains roll around.  Farm to table fresh produce is a great way to get low cost, healthy fruits and vegetables onto your plate while supporting your local growers.  Farmers markets and produce stands […]

Adjusting calories/activity for weight loss

The best way to determine if you are eating the right amount of calories for your energy needs is to track your weight.  You should weigh yourself once a week at the same time of day with the same amount of clothing (i.e., no shoes, coats, sweaters, or other heavy clothing).  Keep track of your […]

2nd FitFactor Raffle Winner Announced!

And the winners are………………… Lori Long & Bryant Holderried from New Mexico!!!! Lori & Bryant are the latest winners of the FitFactor Super Grain quarterly raffle drawing. Lori submitted the winning photo of her husband Bryant shortly after learning about Super Grains at Symposium 2012. Bryant is featured with his own version of a Quinoa […]

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The Healthful Benefits of Summer Markets

  Summer is in full swing and despite the heat and dry weather, local farmers and merchants have loads of fresh, healthy produce and goods available now.  Take advantage of the nutritional benefits that can be found in the seasonal produce often harvested right in your own community.  These are some of the items you […]

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