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Week Two: Featured City Star Nominees

There are two weeks left to nominate your Old Orchard City Star! We continue to read through each entry and learn about all of the amazing individuals each community holds!

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This Week’s Featured City Star Nominees

Over the last week or so, we have had over 90 City Stars that have been nominated! Wow! We have enjoyed reading through all of the nominees and hear the reasons behind each submission. Below, we have chosen three of this week's nominees to honor and feature on our website! Each nominee…

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Cholesterol Crisis: What to Do

One of my closest friends recently called me in a panic. “I just got my blood work done and I need your help, “she said. She told me that her total cholesterol was high, her high density lipoprotein (HDL or “good” cholesterol) was too low and her low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL or…

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Fireworks, Poppers, and Fun—Oh My!

It's almost the 4th of July, and we all know what that means! Fireworks! What better way to top off a holiday than filling the night sky with wonderful bright colors? The grand finale always comes a little too fast and the firework show is over just like that! Well, we've got just the…

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City Stars: Nominate your Own Hometown Hero

Who shines brightest in your community? We want to know! Nominate someone you know as an Old Orchard City Star and you'll both be entered to win a prize!

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Can you drink pomegranate juice if you have heart issues?

Pomegranate juice is filled with healthy vitamins and minerals and can be a safe and healthy part of your diet. However, there are some instances where pomegranate juice may not be safe for you to consume. First I would recommend checking your medications. If you are taking medications to…

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What foods are good that are high in fiber?

Fiber is a very important part of our diet! Eating adequate amounts of fiber can help promote a healthy digestive system. In addition, fiber helps fill us up and keeps us full, which can help prevent people from overeating and gaining weight. Unfortunately, Americans do not consume nearly…

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What do I need to eat as I get older?

What a great question! Our nutrient needs certainly change as we enter different phases in life. Younger adults typically require more calories to keep up with their rapidly growing bodies, while older adults do not tend to need as many. “You need fewer calories every decade”, says…

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Is there such a thing as drinking too much juice?

One hundred percent fruit juice can absolutely be a healthy part of your diet. It is filled with vitamins and minerals and can provide a tasty way for you to reach your fluid goals for the day. But, like all foods and beverages, it can certainly be consumed in excess. I council my clients…

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Sippin’ on Summer Sweepstakes

The weather is warming up, how about a nice refreshing glass of Old Orchard? Enter into our #SippinOnSummer Sweepstakes and you could win!

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Each month, Amy Bragagini, MS, RD, CSO answers diet and nutrition questions sent in by readers like you. If your question gets chosen, you'll earn 500 Reward Points!

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