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Everything In Moderation

According to the “Encyclopedia of Junk Food and Fast Food,” in 1970, Americans spent about $6 billion on fast food. In 2014, the spending rose to nearly $200 billion. By 2020, the number is expected to be greater than $223...


Simple Tricks To Eat More Veggies

Most Americans today shy away from filling one half or more of their plates with vegetables. That’s especially true of our children. Yet, these nutrient-rich foods should be the high point of your family’s meals. They don’t require much cooking...

Back-to-School Lunchbox Ideas

Summer vacation will be coming to an end shortly and the streets will soon be dotted with yellow school buses heralding “back to school.” With that transition also comes lunchtime meal prep. Packing nutritious lunches that your kids will eat...

The Dough on Grain

Did you know that, even without an allergy, gluten can cause inflammation in our bodies? New studies show that gluten is also linked to weight gain and obesity. Nowadays, grocery stores are carrying more and more gluten- free products, making...

Tips to Help Kids Sleep Better

Junk Sleep OUR YOUNG PEOPLE are spending an inordinate amount of time in front of screens — yes, those handheld devices that beep, ping and tweet. A large-scale poll conducted by the National Sleep Foundation in 2013 found that 72...


Start Strong, Stay Strong

WRITTEN BY MARIA D’ANTONIO IT’S THE NEW YEAR, and everyone wants to start off strong. Whether your resolution is to eat healthy or exercise, Star Physical Therapy and Fitness would like to help your strong start stay strong. Matt Slimming,...