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Aug 26

“Loving Your Family” Parent Meetings Scheduled in September

A series of parent education meetings is being scheduled by Robin McDonnell, RN, director of the Parents as Teachers program through the public health office.  The classes scheduled for September are as follows: September 10, 5:00 PM, Diagonal School, Family Meals September 17, 5:30 PM, Diagonal School, How Much Food and Physical Activity? September 24, […]

Jun 27

Growing Healthy Eating Habits

Adding healthy food to your diet can be as easy as growing a tomato plant or a pepper plant. Or choose your favorite fresh vegetable or fruit to grow. It’s not too late to add a potted plant on your porch or even plant many varieties of food bearing plants in a garden spot. Here are five […]

May 30

Fight Cancer with Cruciferous Vegetables

Experts reviewed studies of people with different kinds of cancer that also looked at what they ate.  One kind of vegetable seemed to make a big difference.  People who regularly ate cruciferous vegetables cut their risk of colon and breast cancer by almost 17 percent, their risk of kidney cancer by nearly 32 percent, and […]

Mar 11

“Loving Your Family” March-April Newsletter Available

The March-April Loving Your Family newsletter is available on-line.  You will find articles on: Maintaining your calorie balance What fruits and vegetables are a good buy right now? Indoors activities to keep you and your child moving Cutting back on your kid’s sweet treats Recipe for Fiesta Skillet Dinner Click here to go to the newsletter. […]