Category Archives for Tips for Healthy Living

3 Ways to Have Your Healthiest Year Yet

3 Ways to Have Your Healthiest Year Yet

This article was written by Jennifer McGregor jmcgreg@publichealthlibrary.org​3 Ways to Have Your Healthiest Year Yet (And Save Money Doing It!)Year after year, getting healthier and saving money top the list of most popular New Year’s resolutions. While it might seem like these two goals are incompatible — diet plans and personal trainers aren’t cheap, after […]

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Read food labels

You think you know how to read food labels Those of you who know me by now realize that I follow a whole food plant-based lifestyle. Most don’t know that I attended a 3-course certification program at Cornell on Plant-Based Nutrition and received a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition. I have tried to understand these food […]

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Healthy Cookware Options

What are the Choices? If you have been trying to lose weight or simply want to eat healthier in the New Year, you may be looking for healthy cookware options. Each of the following types of cookware has their advantages but they may also have disadvantages. After reading about them, consider which one fits your […]

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Create A Grocery Budget

Create A Grocery Budget

You Should Create A Grocery Budget Note: this page has been updated in September 2019. Budgets, especially a grocery budget is important for both families and individuals, for many reasons. Certain bills, like the grocery bill, can change from month to month. The cost of food fluctuates based on the weather and time of year. […]

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Are Vaccines Safe?

 Are Vaccines Safe? Are you on the fence about being vaccinated or concerned about have your children’s vaccinated?  This is a must read for you, your life or your children’s life may depend on it. At least when you read the facts you can make an educated decision as to what is best for you […]

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Is Coffee healthy?

Is Coffee healthy

Note: this post has been updated in September 2019. Do you Drink Coffee? Coffee drinkers, do you have any idea of the amount of money that was spent on coffee in the United States last year? Read the facts below and I am sure you will be surprised just as I was. Notice the number […]

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Healthy Living

Healthy Living

Note: this post has been updated in November 2019. Healthy Living and the Diet Tips You Should Consider Many people today underestimate the power a proper diet can have in improving how you feel overall due to the proper Nutrition such a diet provides. A common cause of depression and other mental disorders is simply […]

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Pitfalls of the Paleo diet

Health Crisis

Pitfalls of the Paleo Diet – Is it really Healthy? The premise of the Paleo diet is if you follow the Paleo diet you’ll lead a healthier, fitter, disease-free life. In this article the Paleo diet is being recommended. According to the researchers, the Paleo diet is based on what early caveman ate. We need […]

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Impossible is Just a Word

Impossible

Impossible When you think hard about it, impossible is Just a Word! Everyone, at some point of his or her life, has dreamed of being somebody special, somebody big. Who hasn’t fantasized about being the one who hits the game-winning homer? Who hasn’t dreamed of being the homecoming queen? And how many times have we […]

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Happy as You Want to Be

Happy as You Want to Be

Be Happy Almost everyone has heard the hit single ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy’ by Bobby McFerrin. The song has a very catchy way of conveying its message of being happy to everyone. Bobby McFerrin’s simple message surely made a lot of people happy by telling them not to worry Living a happy, resilient and optimistic […]

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Top Toxins

Top Toxins

Note: this post has been updated in November 2019. What are toxins? Just the word alone sounds frightening and instantly causes us concern. According to the dictionary definition, a toxin is a poisonous substance that is the result of metabolic activities. Simply put, a toxin is something harmful to our bodies. The definition of a […]

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Global Warming Fact or Fiction

Global warming

Global Warming Fact or Fiction? Is global warming fact or fiction?  Has this really resulted in climate changes that will affect our lives in the future? Or is it something else?  Many individuals that I talk with think it is just a bunch of bunk.  Their argument runs something like this “We have had climate […]

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Is Your Food Disrupting Your Hormones?

Note: this post has been updated in January 2020. Can What You Eat Disrupt Healthy Hormones? You want to be healthy and keep your hormones in balance so you are eating a fresh diet with little processed food and trying to balance proteins, veggies and fruits, whole grains and healthy fats. Sounds good right? It […]

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Tips To Help Your Kids Eat Healthier

Note: this post has been updated in January 2020. You Can Help Your Kids Eat Healthier You love your kids. You want the best for them. One of the most basic and important things you do for your children is feed them. The food they eat is the only thing their bodies have to build […]

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