In this Issue:
  • Tips for Healthier Holiday Cooking
  • Packing a Healthy School Lunch
  • Beat the Heat this Summer – Stay Hydrated for Health
  • Disease Prevention

    practices that lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, etc.
    hand washing, proper food handling and storage, sun safety, etc

    Tips for Healthier Holiday Cooking

    The holidays are often filled with time-honored traditions that include some of our favorite meals and foods. As you celebrate, think of little changes you can make this holiday season to create healthier meals and active days. An added bonus, these small changes may help you to avoid those extra holiday pounds we all fear …

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    Packing a Healthy School Lunch

    Packing the kids’ lunches for school means you know which nutritious foods they are eating. Here are some budget-friendly, creative ideas to keep kids happy and healthy at lunchtime. Make a “Smarter” Sandwich: While some kids prefer the same thing every day, others may be okay with a slight switch to their sandwich. Use different …

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    Beat the Heat this Summer – Stay Hydrated for Health

    Summer is in full swing and our part of the country is very hot.  When the temperature rises, proper hydration is extra important. You need to provide your body with the fluid that it needs to stay healthy. Water regulates many different body processes, including body temperature, digestion, and heart rate. It also cushions and …

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