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Recipe: So Easy Slow Roasted Salmon

March 29, 2016

Being at a healthy weight is an important step for people with a bleeding disorder to take in order to maintain healthy joints. Eating a diet that includes a variety of clean, natural foods is a great way to get to or maintain a healthy weight.聽Following the MyPlate guidelines a healthy diet should include plenty […]

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 […]

Healthy Back To School Snacks

September 5, 2014

[glossary_exclude] When considering snacks for your kids, the end of summer doesn’t have to signal the end of healthy eating.聽 Although it is a natural tendency to grab whatever is convenient, prepackaged foods and snacks are usually not the best choice for healthy, growing bodies. It is especially important to eat healthy if you have […]

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 […]

Holiday Makeovers with MyPlate

November 22, 2013

It is important to聽try not to聽let holiday meals sabotage the healthy聽eating habits you have formed, but with so many delicious and tempting options, it is hard聽to decide what is best.聽 Let FitFactor and the USDA help!聽聽Check out our聽many healthy recipes on聽the FitFactor recipe page聽and then head over to a new blog from the USDA, “Makeover […]


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