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5 Ways to Make Weight Loss Part of the Back to School Routine

by Together Counts Partner | October 19, 2017 at 11:15 am | comments

1. Plan ahead – Make healthy breakfasts and lunches the night before to avoid the morning rush.  The whole family will benefit from having the best choices on hand, and you’ll be less likely to make last minute, unhealthy choices when hunger hits. Don’t forget to enlist help in the kitchen to spend some time together and help get everyone on board with healthy habits! 2. Break up homework and

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Long-Term Health Benefits Shown from Eating Meals at Home as a Family

by Together Counts Partner | October 12, 2017 at 11:56 am | comments

Regular family meals are linked to the kinds of outcomes we all want for our children: higher grades and self-esteem, healthier eating habits and weight, and less risky behavior. As a proud partner of the Together Counts program, Seafood Nutrition Partnership (SNP) is among the organizations accepting the challenge and encouraging all Americans to pledge to share one more meal at home per week with our families. Numerous studies underscore

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5 Ways to Get your Family’s Pumpkin Spice On this Month!

by admin | October 5, 2017 at 6:37 pm | comments

Fall is finally here! There is a crispness in the air and the scent of pumpkin bread and apple cider are probably filling your home.  Fall is also the perfect time for family outings in your community or getting active outside in your own backyard.Fall is finally here! There is a crispness in the air and the scent of pumpkin bread and apple cider are probably filling your home.  Fall

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Try a healthy take on an old Friday favorite…

by Together Counts Partner | September 28, 2017 at 10:00 pm | comments

If you’re looking for a low-carb, high-fiber alternative to the old fan-favorite, pizza, try mini zucchini pizzas! The squash, zucchini, is a favorite because it is in-season and ripe for the picking (so it’s at peak flavor)! Zucchini contains so many fantastic nutrients such as vitamin A, magnesium, folate, potassium, copper, and phosphorus as well as a high content of omega-3 fatty acids, zinc, niacin, and protein. Click here for

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And just like that…back to school!

by admin | September 18, 2017 at 7:42 pm | comments

Dust off those backpacks because it’s already September, which means the kids are heading back to the classroom. It’s a pretty busy time so don’t let the hustle and bustle of back to school derail your family’s healthy habits. Check out these tips to keep building healthy habits as a family this fall. Plan ahead for afterschool snacks. At the beginning of the week, put some fruits and veggies like

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Summer Treats to Beat the Heat: 6 Healthy Snacks Your Kids Will Love

by Together Counts Partner | August 29, 2017 at 7:26 pm | comments

  The summer heat can be tough to deal with, especially for kids who are running around in the hot sun all day. Coupling cool snacks with healthy treats can require a bit of creativity, but it’s not impossible to encourage healthy eating over the summer break. As a partner of the Together Counts™ program for healthy, active living, and to help your kids cool down and stay hydrated, consider

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Summer Fun: Health-Inspired Tips for the Family

by Together Counts Partner | August 3, 2017 at 8:48 pm | comments

The summer fun is heating up.  However you plan to spend the days, grab the opportunity to make it a health-inspired summer for your family.  Get moving, enjoy good-for-you food and have plenty of fun to show your kids just how good healthy can taste and feel. Treat yourself and your family well with the best food choices this summer. As a partner of the Together Counts™ program for healthy,

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Stay Happy & Healthy This Summer

by admin | July 21, 2017 at 8:55 am | comments

With the kids home for the summer and all the fun outdoor activities, sometimes it can be difficult to keep those meals packed with nutritious fruits and vegetables. Check out these tips to sneak those extra veggies into your diet this summer.   Spice up your snack time with make your own fruit and yogurt parfaits. Lay out some colorful fruits and let the kiddos assemble this themselves. It makes

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10 Ways to Beat Summer Boredom

by admin | July 13, 2017 at 2:29 pm | comments

  Kids say the darndest things! Sometimes this includes those two dreaded words during the summer, “I’m bored.” With toys and games all around, this seems unimaginable, but it happens. Here are 10 activities that are a sure way to cure any child’s boredom while school is out and also keep them moving and engaged. Build a backyard fort. Do a scavenger hunt around the neighborhood or on a local

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5 Ways to Eat More Fruits and Veggies

by Together Counts Partner | June 29, 2017 at 6:00 am | comments

Summer is the perfect time to fill up on fresh fruits and veggies. Eating a variety of healthy foods helps you stay fit, keeps you feeling fuller longer, and helps your digestive system run smoothly. Use these tips from Guard Your Health, a supporter of the Together Counts™ program supporting healthy, active living, to learn how to work more produce into your diet. With a little planning, you can find

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