Start Your Day Off Right – Eat Breakfast!

September 16, 2015 | Men's Health, Nutrition, Recipes, WIC, Women's Health

Did you know that September is Better Breakfast Month? Breakfast is an important meal that can help sustain energy throughout the day and even aid in weight management. Eating a good breakfast is especially important for children – growing requires a lot of nutrients! Studies have shown that children who eat a healthy AM meal […]

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National Preparedness Month

Would you be ready if there were an emergency? September is National Preparedness Month, but what exactly does it mean to be prepared? In honor of National Preparedness Month, sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), we encourage you and your family to take some time this month to learn about local hazards, develop […]

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National Suicide Prevention Week

September 7th – 13th is National Suicide Prevention Week and September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. In the United States alone, over 38,000 people die each year by suicide—that’s more than the number of deaths due to motor vehicle accidents—making suicide the #1 injury-related cause of death. Let’s also not forget the number of […]

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Fruits & Veggies – More Matters Month!

September 2, 2015 | Food, Healthy Living, Nutrition, Recipes

Eating the daily recommended amount of fruits and vegetables has many health benefits. People who eat a healthy, balanced diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables can help lower their risk for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer. Eating healthy can also help prevent obesity and high blood pressure. September is […]

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