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Today’s Solutions: July 19, 2024

The power of pumpkin: Nutritio

The power of pumpkin: Nutritional benefits and delicious ways to enjoy

As the autumn leaves turn gold and crimson, pumpkin season approaches, which means it's time to indulge in all things pumpkin spice. Pumpkin takes center stage in everything from lattes to desserts. But did you know that, aside from its delicious taste, pumpkin has a slew of wonderful health Read More...

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5 superfoods to give your mood a boost

It’s as simple as this: when you eat good, you feel good. Keeping your body healthy and disease-free is more than likely to boost your mood. Plus, key nutrients in certain foods can influence levels of serotonin - the happy hormone - and improve circulation, keeping your organs nice and Read More...

Six in-season superfoods to ad

Six in-season superfoods to add to your grocery list this fall

As we head into the fall season, many of us are looking forward to changing leaves and cooler weather, but one of the most exciting parts of autumn is a whole new range of superfoods coming back into season. Just as we anxiously awaited the arrival of strawberries and summer squash back in May, Read More...

Fiber is the ultimate superfoo

Fiber is the ultimate superfood. Here’s how to add more of it to your diet

This week we’re talking a lot about food, and for good reason: an overwhelming number of health conditions these days are linked to poor diets that lack diversity and good nutrition. One of the main things that people are missing in the fiber, which is the closest thing we have to a true Read More...

Most nutritious fruits and veg

Most nutritious fruits and veggies ranked, see who’s number 1

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention conducted a study, called Defining Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables: A Nutrient Density Approach, that examined and ranked 47 fruits and vegetables– only 41 made it on the list. The rankings were based on how nutritious each food is. The study looked Read More...