Shopping Right in the Grocery Store

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Shopping right in your grocery store can add more energy and help ward off depression. Exactly where can you shop to make this happen? Right down the aisles of beautiful and colorful fruits and vegetables. These foods are rich in vitamins and minerals that can lessen disease, improve symptoms of depression and increase happiness. Maybe […]

Life’s Simple 7

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February is National Heart Month. How healthy is your heart? To choose a healthier diet, shop Market Basket’s aisles of fresh fruits and vegetables, which contain no sodium. Also, shop for products which contain no saturated or trans fats, because both fats are linked to heart disease. The American Heart Association has identified 7 steps […]

DASH Recipe: Roasted Squash Soup

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February is National Heart Month and Market Basket wants to help you find solutions for heart-healthy eating. A good example of a heart-healthy eating plan is the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet, which is recommended by the American Heart Association and the American Cardiology Association. Hypertension or high blood pressure is a major […]

Heart-Healthy Green Smoothie Recipes

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February is National Heart Month, and what better way to participate than to treat your heart to a delicious home made green smoothie? Broccoli, cabbage, carrots, celery, spinach and beets are in season right now and these vegetables contain compounds that are known to protect us from diseases such as cancer and heart disease. If […]

Good Weight Loss Habits

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It’s a new year and you want to continue good weight loss habits. Here’s a tip to help you feel satisfied at mealtimes. Dine at the table and not while standing up or doing other activities such as watching tv, checking emails, or driving. Eat slowly. Remember, it takes about 20 minutes for your brain […]

How many calories do you drink each day?

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Is what you are drinking causing you to be overweight? Start reading the food labels to learn how many calories you drink each day. If one drink is 150 calories and you have two servings a day, this equals 300 calories a day, and 109,500 calories a year. It only takes 3,500 calories consumed to […]

Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolution

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Are you sticking to your New Year’s resolution to eat healthier and lose weight? Are you confused about which supermarket products are healthy and low in calories? What does Light, Lite, and Reduced Fat mean when shopping for products? To monitor your caloric intake, be sure to read food labels correctly. It is important to […]

New Year’s Resolution

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Do carbs make you fat? Carbs certainly are thought to make you fat, but they don’t make you fat. Does fat make you fat? No, fat doesn’t make you fat either. Eating too many calories of any kind of food will make you gain weight! Are you curious how many calories you need a day […]

2014 Health Resolution

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What is your health resolution this year? Are you interested in lowering your salt/sodium intake? By lowering your sodium intake, you can help lower your blood pressure. Read food labels to learn the sodium content in foods. Fresh fruits and vegetables, and frozen vegetables contain very little or no sodium. Canned foods and prepackaged meals […]

Holiday Health Tips

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You can minimize your calories, and still enjoy holiday treats by planning ahead. If you know you are going to a holiday party, don’t “save” calories as this will only lead to hunger and overeating. Instead, add exercise to your day and “earn” a few extra calories to consume without overeating. Stay away from the […]