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Category Archives: Healthy Mind Body and Spirit

Two Mouthwatering Fall Recipes for a Season’s Harvest

Posted on October 30th, 2014

Posted by  Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Autumn offers an amazing bounty of fresh produce. Take advantage of your local harvest by putting all of those amazing fruits and veggies to good use! Here are two healthy harvest-inspired fall recipes to share with the whole family: Butternut Squash and Pear Soup Rich in beta-carotene and vitamin […]

Three Breathing Techniques for Yoga Beginners

Posted on October 30th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger When I took the plunge and joined a yoga class at my gym, I knew I’d improve my flexibility and build muscle. I never expected to learn new breathing techniques. In each class, my instructor reminds us to focus on our respiratory rhythm so we can relax into the […]

Five Indoor Fitness Tips to Stay Healthy this Winter

Posted on October 25th, 2014

Posted by  Steve Green, guest blogger Indoor fitness tips can be useful for anyone looking to stay healthy during the winter months, especially if exercising in your own winter weather is out of the question. Thankfully there are numerous options for any fitness level. Here are five great activities for anyone to stay in shape: […]

Easy Butternut Squash Soup Recipe for Fall

Posted on October 20th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger During the chilly days of fall, I love curling up with a warm bowl of homemade soup for lunch. I usually make soup in large batches and freeze them in individual portions to make future meal prep a snap. If you have a free hour this weekend, try whipping […]

Why Customer Power Is the Key Ingredient in Our Food

Posted on October 14th, 2014

Posted by  Kerrie Snowdon, guest blogger What key ingredient is in your favorite product? Have you wondered where it comes from? In the Western world, we are much further from the producers of our food and consumables. Visit the supermarket near your house and you’re likely buying vegetables that haven’t been touched by the grower. […]

The Dental Health Gap in America and How You Can Help

Posted on October 6th, 2014

Posted by  Kerrie Snowdon, guest blogger Visits to the family dentist can be expensive, and an issue can go ignored for seemingly more urgent needs in the monthly budget. However, preventative health care—especially oral health—is imperative to you and your child’s well-being over the long term. The state of America’s dental care is only getting […]

Is Mouthwash for Kids Safe?

Posted on October 1st, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Parents know how important oral health is for children. We encourage brushing in the morning, after sticky snacks, and again before bedtime. Some children will even relish a night of flossing with flavorful dental floss. But what about mouthwash for kids? Can they use it? More importantly, should they […]