Grocery Store Weekly Specials for the New Year

December 28, 2015 | Food, Health, Healthy Living, Nutrition, WIC

Check out some of these specials for WIC eligible foods at local grocery stores! Albertsons 12/27-12/29 Produce Power! Raspberries, Blueberries or Blackberries 6oz-3/$6 Gala or Fuji Apples-$1.69/lb Fresh Express Salad Blends-2/$5 Tomatoes on the Vine-$1.99/lb Avocados – 2 for $5 Russet Potatoes-.79/lb Watermelon, Cantaloupe or Pineapple Bowl-3/$10 or $3.99 each Rosauers 12/26-12/29 Produce Power! Seedless […]

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Weekly WIC eligible food specials at local grocery stores!

Safeway 12/20-12/25 Produce Power! Pineapple Large Sweet-$2.99 each Clementines or Satsuma Mandarins– 3lbs for $3.88 Brussel Sprouts – $1.99/lb. Autumn Glory Apples – $2.49/lb. Tomatoes on the Vine – $2.99/lb. Red, Orange or Yellow Bell Peppers – 2/$3 Organic Salad Blends – 2 for $5 Crisp Celery Stalks –.99 each Albertsons 12/20-12/24 Produce Power! Eat […]

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Mindful Eating During the Holidays

December 18, 2015 | Food, Health, Nutrition, Uncategorized, WIC

Holidays are synonymous with good food and lots of it! At this time of year, we gather with loved ones to celebrate and create new memories oftentimes around the dinner table. During the holidays, it can be difficult to remain mindful while eating and many people find that they gain weight after indulging a little […]

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Asthma can be managed– Healthy Gallatin can help!

December 16, 2015 | Asthma, Health, Healthy Living

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways leaving them swollen and sensitive. Asthma symptoms, also called asthma flare-ups or asthma attacks, are caused by triggers such as allergies and exposure to allergens such as pet dander, dust mites, pollen or mold. Non-allergic triggers include smoke, pollution or cold air or […]

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Discovering the Health Benefits of Avocados

December 11, 2015 | Food, Health, Healthy Living, Nutrition, Recipes, WIC

Join us this month as our friend Willow the bunny teaches children and families all about avocados. Avocados are a versatile super food containing nutrients essential to healthy growth and development. The green, pear-shaped fruit (yes, fruit!) line supermarket shelves year round – how is that possible? Fruits and vegetables have growing seasons; these growing […]

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Grocery Store Weekly Specials for 12/09-12/15

Check out these specials on pantry building staples and WIC eligible foods at two local grocery stores – good from 12/09 through 12/15! Safeway Produce Power! Avocados – 4 for $5 Clementines – 3lbs for $3.99 Mangoes – 2 for $3 Select Green Giant Frozen Vegetables – 3 for $5 Tomatoes on the Vine –  […]

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“The coughing, aching, stuffy head, fever, so you can rest-vaccination.”

December 4, 2015 | Communicable Disease, Health

Fact: What you might think is a common cold could actually be influenza (the flu.) Today, we can better diagnose the flu, which can be a serious disease causing hospitalization and sometimes even death.  Most of the people at risk are over 65, small children, pregnant women and people with chronic diseases like asthma. Symptoms […]

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