November is Diabetes Month and with all the holiday parties, chances are, diabetes is on a lot of people’s minds—whether it’s you, your family, or someone at the party. How do you plan a party that caters to all your guests? Follow these three easy tips and you will be well on your way to [...]
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The holiday season is fast approaching! Oftentimes the fun is focused on the party days, but what happens when you transform every day lunches into something fun and healthy? Here are three tips to celebrate healthy holidays all season long. Color your world. Halloween colors include purple, orange, and black. What foods can you think [...]
Did you know September is a great month to gain inspiration for your health and wellness journey? That’s because September is family meals month, food safety month, fruit and veggie month, and cholesterol month all rolled into one. Wait! I promise it’s going to be fun. Read on for five ways to weave these important [...]
As the summer flies by and kids go back to school, it’s a great time to regroup and get everyone back on track in terms of making better choices. Whether you are packing your own lunch, the kids’ lunch, or figuring out what’s for dinner this week, here are five things you can do now [...]
It is said that having a child is to forever have your heart go walking around outside your body. As we at the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids look at our nation’s current drug epidemic, we don’t only see the 144 individuals who lose their lives every day to overdose, but the families that surround them [...]
Between the weather, summer sports, work, vacation, and other distractions, it can be easy to get overscheduled. That doesn’t mean meals need to be stressful! Here are some simple, summer-y ways to get your meal groove on this summer: Eat seasonally. Many of us are trying to eat more fruits and veggies because we simply [...]
What is your favorite memory of a meal with your dad or father figure? For me, each season brings a different answer to this question, and for summer my answer involves the grill. Here are three great reasons to get grilling with the family this Father’s Day—and in the summer months to come: Lean, mean [...]
Did you know Mother’s Day has been celebrated for over 100 years? It’s no surprise that we want to take a moment to thank the moms in our lives for all they do for us and those around them. Whether you’re honoring a mom, a daughter, family member or friend, here are three ways to [...]
With so many food and beverage options today, there’s so much to consider when making better choices to nourish ourselves and our planet. From questions about sustainability to thoughts on packaging, portions, transportation, energy use, and balance, how do we navigate all the things there are to consider when it comes to the foods we [...]
What does going green mean to you? From celebrating St. Patrick’s Day and the start of spring, to making more sustainable lifestyle and food choices, March is the perfect month for greener, better choices for you, your community, and the planet: Green tea – Drinking a cup or two of green tea a day for [...]