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Age ferociously with this eating game plan

Age ferociously with this eating game plan

A healthy diet and lifestyle are our best weapons against age-related diseases, and for staying healthy and active throughout life. Becci Twombley is sports dietitian for USC Athletics and Angels Baseball, overseeing the nutrition of 650 collegiate athletes and the 200 MLB and minor league baseball players within the Angels organization. The healthy practices she […]

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  September 3, 2017   No comments
Proper nutrition is key to senior health

Proper nutrition is key to senior health

Americans are now living longer than ever before. In fact, one of the fastest growing segments is people over the age of 85 who will represent 20 percent of the population by the year 2040. Because we are living longer, certain conditions specific to seniors are also on a steady rise. Dehydration, falls, fractures, cognition […]

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  June 29, 2017   No comments
6 surprising health benefits of strawberries

6 surprising health benefits of strawberries

Eight strawberries, a single serving, delivers on a surprising checklist of benefits for anyone looking to live a healthier lifestyle. Strawberries are much more than a sweet and delicious treat – they are a versatile fruit that’s great for your health. What better time than National Strawberry Month to share six health benefits of strawberries […]

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  May 10, 2017   No comments
Protect your heart with these easy meal add-ins

Protect your heart with these easy meal add-ins

What’s the biggest threat to our health? It isn’t cancer or even accidents, but heart disease. According to the American Heart Association, one in four deaths in the U.S. is caused by heart disease, which includes heart attack and stroke. This statistic is scary, but the good news is, there is something powerful we can […]

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  February 26, 2017   No comments
10 smart swaps to make baking and cooking healthier

10 smart swaps to make baking and cooking healthier

Creamy sauces, cookies, casseroles and cakes – as temperatures drop, it’s natural to crave favorite comfort foods. However, it’s easy to overindulge on rich dishes and decadent desserts, especially if you’re hosting a gathering of friends and family. How can you enjoy amazing foods while bumping up the health quotient? “Remember, when you’re cooking or […]

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  January 23, 2017   No comments