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Should Your Child Be On An Exercise Routine?

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Parents have many responsibilities when it comes to raising their children.  Among these responsibilities is making sure their children grow up healthy and strong, that they do well is school and that they learn to care for themselves when they become grown ups.  Taking care of yourself as a grown up includes having good personal hygiene, eating healthy foods […]

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Photo Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Jan Gautro

Baked Ziti with Turkey Sausage Recipe

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

It is a Tuesday night and everyone has had a busy day – the children went to school, mom and dad went to work and even though everyone’s school and work day is over there is still a 6:00pm soccer practice to go to.  Sound familiar?  Why soccer leagues schedule practices during the week at the […]

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Healthy Breakfast Smoothie Recipes

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Are you looking for a quick complete breakfast that you can take with you while you rush out the door in the morning?  Smoothies can provide a complete meal in a glass if their ingredients are healthful.  Here are some of our favorite healthy breakfast smoothie recipes that you might like to try!  Please note […]

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Smoothies or Juicing – Which Is Better?

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

In an effort to stay healthy people often turn to quick fixes to help them accomplish their nutrition goals while maintaining a busy life.  Smoothies and juicing are some examples of quick fixes that people are using to get more fruits and vegetables into their diets.   Smoothies or juicing-which is better? Without a doubt a smoothie is […]

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Breakfast is Important-Can It Be Easy and Fun?

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

The morning rush can be a tough time in our house.  Each child has a different personality – the 6 year old is always up between 5:30 and 6:00am, the four year old has to be dragged out of bed every morning and the two year old has a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde personality, […]

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5 Questions For New Nursing Mothers Answered

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

As an “expecting” mother makes the monumental switch to becoming a “new” mother there are bound to be questions about nearly everything.  New moms often become so focused on their new baby’s needs that they forget about taking care of themselves.  Fortunately taking care of yourself is not much different than when you were pregnant.  […]

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Quick and Easy Banana Snacks

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Bananas are quite possibly one of the best foods for little ones. Not only do they come in a bright and cheery yellow package, they are also fun to eat!  Bananas are a nutrition powerhouse offering carbohydrates for quick energy , fiber for good bowel health, B vitamins, iron and potassium - which is important for maintaining a […]

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HDL vs LDL

Why Should Cholesterol and Triglycerides Matter to Me?

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist I am asked a lot of different questions about health everyday.  One of the most common questions is “Why should cholesterol and triglycerides matter to me?”  The answer to this question can be complicated so I have focused this week’s blog on answering it.     What are Triglycerides? The chemical form […]

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Bird Nest Tacos

“Bird’s Nest” Taco Recipe

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Making a meal that the whole family likes for dinner every night is one of the challenges a mother faces everyday.  Sometimes the process is fun and you feel inspired and other times it feels like a chore.  It is helpful to have a few recipes in your back pocket that you can bring out on […]

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Grass-Fed Beef – Is It Better For You?

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

When it comes to eating red meat, specifically beef, the opinions on the subject are as varied as the number of cuts available.  For years we have been told to stay away from red meats because of their saturated fat content and it’s effect on your cardiovascular health.  It is important to note that despite these […]

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