Fit Factor: Step up your Grilling Game this Summer

May 2, 2017

With summer just around the corner, we鈥檒l soon be able to pull out those grills for our favorite outdoor meals. Whether you鈥檝e got a taste for meat, fish, seafood, tofu or vegetables, grilling is one of the healthier cooking methods. Cooking food on a grill allows excess fat to drip away from the food, without […]

FitFactor: Eat Healthier with MyPlate

February 26, 2016

In an effort to make healthier food choices easier to understand, the U.S. Department of Agriculture created 聽a simple and聽familiar visual, that would be easy to remember and use, a place setting.聽 MyPlate is a reminder to find your healthy eating style and build it throughout your lifetime. Everything you eat and drink matters. The […]

New Dietary Guidelines for Americans

January 15, 2016

Last week, the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture聽released the聽2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.聽The Dietary Guidelines for Americans is聽a trusted resource for evidence-based nutrition recommendations and serves to provide the general public, as well as policy makers and health professionals with the information they need to help the public make informed choices […]

10 Healthy Holiday Hints to Hit the New Year Right

December 22, 2015

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

Kids Healthy Eating Contest!!

December 11, 2015

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Show Us Your #HFAStrong Kids! The holidays are upon us once again! Tis the season for recipe cards coming out of the cabinets, eating,聽regular trips to the grocery store, eating, healthy New Years resolutions and yes, eating!聽聽 Do you have a budding chef or nutrition expert in your home?聽Do they like to see themselves […]

Cooking Safely with Slow Cookers

November 14, 2015

The crisp fall air means its time to pull out the slow cooker and whip up those comfort foods that leave us feeling warm and toasty.聽 It is important to keep in mind healthy eating聽when reaching for the comfort food recipes which can often be high in fat and sodium. A healthy diet includes the […]

FitFactor: Help Kids Start Cooking

July 17, 2015

One of the best ways to get kids to eat healthy is to start young and teach them how.聽 Make healthy eating a lifelong habit from the start.聽 Eating nutritious meals and snacks is so important to people with bleeding disorders.聽 A variety of vitamins and minerals help support strong muscles and bones,聽and eating a […]

Produce Storage Tips

April 30, 2015

Proper nutrition, combined with safe and effective exercise, is especially important to maintain good health in people with hemophilia. It is so important聽to get the essential nutrients聽we need and even more important in an individual with a bleeding disorder.聽 Developing strong bones and muscles can help reduce the number of bleeds an individual experiences and […]

Taking the First Steps: Nutrition

January 9, 2015

For most of us the resolution is the same: Lose weight and get in shape.聽 However the path to accomplishing these goals might look totally different for each of us.聽 The most important thing is taking the first steps.聽 Starting with small changes will help you to see progress.聽 This in turn, will keep you […]

Celebrate National Farmers Market Week

August 1, 2014

The summer markets are in full swing and healthy, fresh produce is in abundance just in time for National Farmers Market Week to be celebrated August 3rd through August 9th, 2014. Thousands of farmers markets across the country offer consumers fresh, affordable, convenient, and healthful products sold directly from the farm. More and more farmers […]

USDA’s Summer Meal Program

July 17, 2014

The financial strain of dealing with a bleeding disorder can be felt on many levels.聽 It is not always easy to pay the medical bills and make ends meet.聽 Summer time can be even harder for some families who are trying to eat healthy but are having a hard time putting food on the table. […]

USDA’s Healthy Eating On A Budget

May 29, 2014

It is hard to overstate the importance eating healthy. 聽The food we put into our bodies has a direct impact on how we look, feel, and our health.聽 For individuals with聽hemophilia or other聽bleeding disorders, eating healthy and聽maintaining聽a proper weight is especially important because it helps to protect their joints. 聽Eating healthy is easy for some […]

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