October – Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Breast Cancer Awareness
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and while the number of new cases each year is disheartening, families, friends, companies and organizations all over the nation are stepping up and raising awareness for a cure.
And while many uncontrollable factors influence our risk for cancer, like genetics for one, there are many other health enhancing behaviors that may help decrease our risk, like nutrition, exercise, sleep, stress, etc.
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Seasonal Summer Produce
Shopping local is a fun way to encourage your family to eat healthier, choose fresh produce and help support local farmers!
Make nutrition fun by taking your family to your local Farmer's market. By shopping local you have the opportunity to try the freshest in season fruits and veggies! There is always fun in taking kids to a farm’s market and letting them explore the produce of the seasons! Letting your child choose their own fruits and veggies is a great way to encourage Read more [...]
Setting SMART Goals
When it comes to making healthy behavior changes, such as increasing our fruits & veggies, moving our bodies more, drinking enough water, or working on eating disorder recovery, in order to set yourself up for success, it's helpful to break down your overall goal into small, specific S.M.A.R.T. goals.
So many people aim to set goals that are too general, and not specific enough - which doesn't give you the actionable steps to take to get there!
So if your goal is to eat healthier or get Read more [...]