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Bring on the Fish

Written on March 24, 2017

Instead of thinking about what you can't eat this Lent season, focus on what you can have. "Lent can be a time of year to crawl out of a food rut and explore new foods," said Molly Sleger, registered dietitian with Swedes.

Get your giggle on!

Written on March 18, 2017

Of course it feels good to share a hearty laugh, but did you know it's good for your body, too?

A Healthier Shamrock Shake

Written on March 9, 2017

St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner and the popular Shamrock Shake is now available for a limited time. But, do you know what is really in one of these beloved drinks?

The ABC's of Healthy Foods

Written on March 3, 2017

If you're ever stumped for new healthy foods to try, refer to this list as there are plenty of foods from A to Z for nutritional variety.

Take Charge of your Heart Health

Written on February 17, 2017

Take heart, ladies! You have the power to take charge of your health.

Love those antioxidants! But what are they?

Written on February 10, 2017

Antioxidant is a buzzword in nutrition talk these days. They're the nutrient that keeps our cells healthy. They can help fight cardiovascular disease, some types of cancer, and macular degeneration.

Being a girl is great – except when it comes to headaches

Written by Amanda Bush, MD on February 7, 2017

It's true: Women actually do get more migraines than men. Why? It's because their hormones fluctuate more, triggering those painful headaches. Whenever estrogen levels rise or drop rapidly, it can cause a migraine.

Making Your Super Bowl Party Healthy

Written on February 3, 2017

Barely a month after those healthy New Year's resolutions took effect, Super Bowl food can be intimidating. But SwedishAmerican dietitian Molly Sleger says it's all about prioritizing and planning.

Three cheers for cauliflower!

Written on January 27, 2017

We know it can be tough to get your family to eat the recommended 5 to 9 fruits and vegetables each day. But there's good reason to boost your veggie intake: Vegetables are high in fiber and water, making us feel full and lowering cholesterol.

A Cup of Health

Written on January 21, 2017

Fight off the winter chill and boost your health with a cup of tea!

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