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Sodium reduction made simple with basic meal-time changes

From processed meats in your local deli to cheeseburgers from popular fast food restaurant chains, the diets of American households are loaded with sodium. In fact, the average American consumes more than 3,400 mg of sodium per day, which is … Continue reading

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GUEST BLOG: Wonderful Watermelon – Summer’s Favorite Food

By Angela Stancil, MS, RD, LDN Summer is a time for enjoying the great outdoors, finding new adventures, and enjoying light and refreshing summer foods. When temperatures rise, what’s better than a cool and refreshing treat? Composed of more than … Continue reading

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Stay cool this summer with refreshing sugary beverage alternatives

IT’S HOT. Yes, we know that is the understatement of the year. The past few days in the Mid-South, we’ve seen scorching temperatures and heat advisories, and the summer is not over yet. To help you beat the heat, we’ve … Continue reading

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GUEST BLOG: Secret Ways Food Color Affects Your Health

One of the best things you can do for your body is to make healthier food choices. Research has shown that filling up on fruits and vegetables can reduce risk of chronic diseases including heart disease, obesity and even some … Continue reading

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Love of theme parks provides motivation for Lifestyle Change Award winner

Trevor Feuring loves theme parks. In fact, he loves them so much that every year, he makes a solo trip to a different park for a weekend of thrilling rollercoasters and other rides. Less than a year ago, Trevor Feuring … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tips for Healthy Grilling and Barbecuing

Who doesn’t love to cook together with friends outdoors in the summer by the pool and barbecue some tasty treats? The best part is that grilling can be one of the healthiest ways to cook! Just follow our top ten … Continue reading

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Boosting brain breaks in the workplace

Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto already had a healthy vending policy that was adopted years ago. In the fall of 2016, it sought to update and broaden that plan beyond making smarter choices at vending machines and the cafeteria. It reached out … Continue reading

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