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Category Archives: Healthy Mind Body and Spirit

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 […]

Five Safety Tips for Kids in Fall Sports

Posted on September 29th, 2014

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Participating in sports provides numerous physical, emotional, and social benefits for kids. However, certain activities can also pave the way for injuries. In fact, according to Safe Kids Worldwide, more than 1.35 million children need quick medical care every year for sports-related injuries. Young athletes are most susceptible to […]

The Health Benefits of Olive Oil

Posted on September 25th, 2014

Posted by Laura Agadoni, guest blogger Nutritionists have long touted the health benefits of olive oil, particularly extra-virgin olive oil, or EVOO. “Extra virgin” means the olive oil does not contain any chemicals or additives. It’s the highest quality olive oil you can get, and it’s ideal to use in salad dressings or as a […]

Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas: Three Healthy Food Swaps

Posted on September 24th, 2014

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Holidays always seem to be a time of over-indulgence. But your family can enjoy the delicious dishes you love and still eat healthy with a few simple food swaps. Here are three Thanksgiving dinner ideas that let you indulge the healthy way: Spiced Pumpkin Soup It’s hard to imagine […]