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Enjoy your family vacation – and even break a sweat!

Written on June 24, 2017

Just because you're traveling this summer doesn't mean you have to miss out on your regular exercise. Keep your healthy lifestyle going with these five tips:


Make water your best companion this summer!

Written on June 22, 2017

While many of your summer activities involve water, it's also important to make sure your body is getting enough of it. Heat and sunshine can use more of your body's hydrating resources, so try some of these tips for getting in more water this summer.


Grow your way to healthier diet!

Written on June 10, 2017

Studies show that gardeners eat healthier diets as they enjoy the foods they grow. Check out these tips for starting your own garden:


Here's a problem that's not too splashy!

Written on June 3, 2017

Swimmer's ear can be common after plenty of time in the pool.


Break out your BBQ for Memorial Day!

Written on May 27, 2017

We know you'll want to show off your grilling skills for the holiday, and the good news is – you can do it in a healthy way. Here are a few ways to do that.


Raise your glass and give three cheers for wine!

Written on May 25, 2017

Today is National Wine Day, and we're here to give you permission to celebrate: The American Heart Association tells us that between four and eight ounces of wine each day is actually good for you!


Salad in a Jar

Written by Suzette Ritzert- RD, LDN, MS on May 24, 2017

Are you pressed for time in the morning to pack a healthy lunch? Are you tired of packing leftovers for lunch in a boring brown paper bag? A simple solution may be making a couple salads in jars ahead of time. Then you're set to grab one in the morning and have a healthy, balanced lunch.


Wondering about the fuss over food allergies?

Written on May 10, 2017

There are 15 million Americans with food allergies – people for whom certain ingredients could spark a potentially life-threatening reaction. In honor of Food Allergy Awareness Week, SwedishAmerican Dietitian Shirley Poole offers tips.


Create a Healthier Taco

Written on May 4, 2017

If you're celebrating Mexican holiday Cinco de Mayo, we're here to help you enjoy those tacos in a fresh and healthy way.


Health Benefits of Volunteering

Written on April 27, 2017

You might volunteer to help others – but did you know it's also good for your health?


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