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Lifestyle Choices for Wellness

Timely discussion on topics of health and wellness to encourage action and improvement in personal wellness.
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That's Just Peachy!

Each year, the summer season signals the arrival of juicy, sweet peaches. In the United States, most peaches are grown in California, Georgia, and South Carolina. Unfortunately, our cold temperatures in Illinois are not typically suited for abundantly growing this wonderful fruit tree.  ...

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The Kitchen is a Laboratory and Food is the Experiment!

This post comes from us courtesy of an intern I have had the pleasure of working with past week. Lauren Furgiuele , an intern from the Iowa State University Dietetic Internship program has lent her personal experiences in the kitchen to this blog entry on experimenting with substitutions to make dishes more nutritious....

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Get Saucy with Yogurt

When you think of yogurt, what comes to mind? Words like, fruity, smooth, creamy, and sweet. Perhaps visions of smoothies or parfaits dance through you head. Some of us health minded folks might think the health benefit of probiotics. I highly doubt anyone's first thought is "delicious and healthy sauces!" but hopefully after reading this, you will! While yogurt is a relative newcomer t...

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