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Main Article: Strategies to Combat Stress Eating

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Main Article: Strategies to Combat Stress Eating

Feeling a bit stressed out and maybe under some pressure at work, school, or home and you instantly search for a snack to help lift your mood and then suddenly feel guilty- does this sound familiar? Food is often where we turn our attention to when feeling stressed

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Nutrition Trend: Meal Kit Delivery Services

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Nutrition Trend: Meal Kit Delivery Services

If you are living a busy life, have a family, and/or are always press for time, making home cooked meals everyday may be a challenging task. In those situations, going to the grocery store or even cooking a meal after a long day at work, can be very draining.  Although meal planning is a great way to make sure you make your delicious and healthy meals at home, they may also require a lot of time for grocery shopping, preparing and cooking. But now there is a solution for that!

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Seasonal Recipe: Asparagus

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Seasonal Recipe: Asparagus

Asparagus is a nutrient packed spring vegetable that is showing up again on our grocery shelves. They are high in folic acid and are a good source of Vitamin A, B6, C, Thiamin (B1) potassium, and fiber!

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Main Article: The Locavore Movement

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Main Article: The Locavore Movement

Being a "locavore" means one is part of a movement which aims to connect food producers and food consumers in the same geographic region, in order to develop more self-reliant and resilient food networks.

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April Seasonal Recipe: Beets

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April Seasonal Recipe: Beets

As we get ready to put our winter clothes away, and prepare for spring, its always exciting to learn about the seasons freshest produce. There are many delicious fruits and vegetables that are “spring friendly”, but one that is both tastes and looks good is beets.

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Nutrition Trend:  Pasta Alternatives

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Nutrition Trend: Pasta Alternatives

One of the newest nutrition trends on the rise has been the conception of alternative pastas.  This newest trend has become particularly popular due to the increased interest in low carb, paleo and gluten free diets causing many people to gravitate toward swapping out their big bowl of wheat pasta for a substitute that has a similar taste and flavor without the high carbohydrate load.

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Trends: Probiotics

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Trends: Probiotics

Probiotics are the good bacteria that line our digestive tract and are known to be beneficial for the body. You will be surprised to know that we have 10 times more probiotics in our gut than our own cells. 

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Sustainability

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Sustainability

Sustainability: it’s a hot topic, but what does it mean, and why does it matter? We all need to eat, but does it really make a difference if we choose items that are “local” or “organic?” It sure does!

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Seasonal April Recipe

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Seasonal April Recipe

Roasting asparagus is an easy and delicious way to get in your veggies during your hectic week. This and other seasonal recipes with the nutritious green.

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True or False: Recycling is hard

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True or False: Recycling is hard

In New York City, recycling is the law and represents a crucial component of the city’s 20-year-plan to dispose of our waste in an affordable and environmentally friendly manner. Currently, NYC residents produce approximately 12,000 tons of waste per day but only recycle about 17%.

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