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In our Healthy Resources section, you’ll find articles and recipes to keep you educated and motivated to make healthy lifestyle choices. Registered dietitian, Amy Bragagnini, and certified fitness trainer and wellness coach, Kristi Tuck, provide healthful tips on nutrition, exercise and wellness. Also, be sure to check out our balanced recipes for something new to try! Browse the latest Healthy Resources below.

Aerobic vs. Resistance Training (or both) for fat loss?

Article by Kristi Tuck, BS, ACSM
Long held beliefs that resistance training alone can lead to weight and fat loss may need to be reconsidered. In a study conducted in North Carolina,...

April 14, 2014

Ask Amy: Healthy food choices with IBS

Hi, Amy. My husband has irritable bowel syndrome. Can you tell me a list of foods that are healthy choices for him to be eating? Thank You.

Asked by jeisele40 - April 10, 2014

Ask Amy: How to start dieting

I want to start to diet, but I find it hard. I love food. What are some foods that I can start with? How do I stop eating sweets?

Asked by mrs_gutierrezzz - April 09, 2014

Are you ready to participate?

Article by Kristi Tuck, BS, ACSM
With spring officially here, many people are considering the idea of becoming more physically active. As the snow melts and the sun shines, we are...

April 03, 2014

What motivates you to exercise?

Article by Kristi Tuck, BS, ACSM
Finding the right motivation to becoming more physically active is sometimes half the battle when starting an exercise program. And, not surprising,...

March 28, 2014

Ask Amy: Quick Weekday Dinner

What's healthier for a quick weekday dinner: pasta or frozen pizza?

Asked by jwondrash - March 26, 2014

Ask Amy: Limiting Postassium Intake in Juice

I am caring for my Mom. She needs to keep her POTASSIUM intake very low due to one nonfunctionng kidney and one functioning at 40%. It is EXTREMELY difficult to find food products which will list the POTASSIUM levels. What are the levels for your drinks?

Asked by mamapld - March 25, 2014

Ask Amy: How can I help my 11 year old son lose weight?

Hi Amy, my 11 year old son is overweight and at high risk for diabetes. What can I do to help him lose weight properly without him thinking he's starved?

Asked by redelf - March 19, 2014

Ask Amy: Is stevia really a healthy alternative to sugar?

Is stevia really a healthy alternative to sugar?

Asked by cmattera - March 18, 2014

Apple-Glazed Carrots

Contributed by jessicaprin
Ingredients: 1 pound of raw carrots, sliced 1 cup of Old Orchard 100% apple juice Directions: Heat a skillet over medium-high heat....

March 17, 2014


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