March 2021 - National Nutrition Month - Why is it important to celebrate? Don't drop the ball this March! Spread the excitement of National Nutrition Month. Why is important to carry out this mission? It encourages everyone to implement eating and exercise plans focused on making informed choices, and getting exercise daily in order to maintain a healthy weight and reduce risk of developing chronic disease. (Read more)
February 2021 - Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020-2025 Released - Make Every Bite Count! The dietary guidelines are updated at least every five years based on the most current scientific research to offer advice on how to better promote health, reduce incidence of chronic disease and meet nutritional needs. It is important for health professionals and nutrition leaders who work with the general public to be aware of the most recent guidelines to help consumers achieve a balanced diet/lifestyle to prevent chronic disease throughout all stages of the lifespan. (Read more)
January 2021 - New Beginnings - Time to Celebrate! The clock strikes midnight on New Year's Eve, the ball drops and everything goes back to "normal", right? Right? Unfortunately, that is not the reality, but the good thing is that this new year will bring all kinds of fortuitous new beginnings. (Read more)
December 2020 - Holiday Baking Alternatives - Healthy Recipe Substitutions. With people stuck at home during the Coronavirus pandemic, many have turned to cooking and/or baking more than they used to. In fact, food retail has soared by more than 25% in March compared to February, according to the 2020 US Grocery Shopper Trends Report. If you have already gained the "COVID 10," try some of the substitutions listed below to make your baked goods and dishes a bit healthier for the holidays - see if anyone notices! (Read more)Check out our archive of past newsletters here.
Marquardt Hospice Shoot Out - September 30th, 2015