20 Dec

Celebrate a Lighter Hanukkah

Today marks the first day of Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights.  Hanukkah is celebrated for 8 days and nights to commemmerate the victory of the Maccobees’ military victory over the Greek-Syrians and the redirection of the holy Temple in Jerusalem. …

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7 Dec

Spice Up Your Holidays!

Cinnamon, cloves, ginger, nutmeg.  Sound familiar?  These spices seem to pop up around this time of the year, but have you ever wondered, “Are these spices even good for you?”  The answer is YES!  Take a look at these links …

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27 Oct

Countdown to Trick-or-Treating!

  Carving your pumpkins last week meant that Halloween is right around the corner! With your pumpkin flickering on the porch, pillow case in hand, and scary mask on, you’re ready for Trick-or-Treating! So, where are you going to go? …

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19 Oct

What’s orange and heavy and carved all over?!?! PUMPKINS!

Time to put on your creative caps, find your carving tools, and select the background of your masterpiece. It’s pumpkin carving time and they are everywhere to be found. Who will create the funniest, scariest, or best scene on their …

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5 Oct

Plan a Trip to the Apple Orchard

Did you know, one hour of picking APPLES burns 208 calories? So get ready because MONGO is going to tell you all the fun things you need to know before you go to your local APPLE orchard this fall. APPLES …

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3 Oct

FOOD Deciphered

meet ANDI ANDI, meaning Aggregate Nutrient Density Index, ranks FOOD on a scale of 1-1,000 based on the number of nutrients per calorie (# of nutrients/ # of calories) Holding the perfect score of 1,000, KALE and COLLARDS (both dark …

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3 Oct

FOOD – Getting to Know It

EAT the RAINBOW. different VITAMINS and NUTRIENTS distinguish themselves through colors. By combing colors, you consume more nutrients in natural form aka the most effective form.   A+ BROCCOLI: – more vitamin C than an ORANGE – as much CALCIUM …

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