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October 3rd, 2022
Apple season is here when farms and orchards open their doors and invite the public to “pick-your-own”. Depending on the location, October is the peak season for many favorite apple varieties. For example, Honey Crisp, Red and Yellow…

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September 16th, 2022
September is National Cholesterol Awareness month, and time to refocus on healthy eating. Summer and vacation time is coming to an end, when we may have let our eating habits slide, and allowed ourselves to indulge. A 2016 study found following a…

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September 1st, 2022
September is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness Month. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome or PCOS is a hormonal imbalance affecting women in their childbearing years. It causes many unpleasant symptoms and is a leading cause of infertility. According to…

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August 19th, 2022
August is National Vaccine Awareness Month. A time to increase your awareness of vaccine-preventable diseases, and to talk to a health care provider about which immunizations are recommended for you. For adults with existing chronic illnesses such…

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August 1st, 2022
August is prime time for luscious tomatoes, sweet peppers, robust eggplant, summer squash, and sweet corn. Their colors are beautiful and their healthfulness is plentiful. It pays to make the most of enjoying these veggies in-season when taste and…

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July 18th, 2022
Blueberry picking season is here! While we can find them in grocery stores all year round, blueberries are ripe for picking at local farms and markets now. They are a tiny fruit packed with lots of nutrition and health benefits. Dubbed a…

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July 1st, 2022
According to the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), President Ronald Regan signed National Ice Cream Month into law on July 9, 1984. He noted that ice cream consumption substantially contributed to the U.S. economy and strengthened the…

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June 16th, 2022
Intermittent fasting has been getting a lot of attention, from those looking to lose weight, to others hoping to improve glucose control. It’s a pattern of eating that alternates between fasting and eating, on a regular schedule. Mindful or…

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