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Fire up the grill

There’s nothing better than firing up the grill on a summer afternoon – as long as you do it safely. The grill should be considered an extension of your kitchen, and you should practice the same safety tips inside and … Continue reading

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Myth vs. truth about preventing heart disease

By Lorrie Terry, Western Baptist dietitian Heart disease is responsible for approximately 25 percent of deaths in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Behavior and lifestyle choices, including smoking and eating fast food at least … Continue reading

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Enjoy healthy Super Bowl snacks

What’s on your Super Bowl menu? Chips, dips, soda and other high calorie favorites usually go hand-in-hand with the big game. According to modernmom.com, football fans can consume an entire day’s worth of calories during the game. This year prepare … Continue reading

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9 ways to help your child eat healthy

By Lorrie Terry, Western Baptist dietitian Do your children only want to eat junk food after school? Filling up on empty calories can hurt your child’s health in many ways, including leaving him or her with no appetite for nutritional … Continue reading

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Food diary can help with weight loss

By Lorrie Terry, Western Baptist dietitian Keeping food diaries can help you lose weight. A handwritten journal, an app for your smart phone or using your computer can help keep you accountable. Many of us underestimate how much we eat … Continue reading

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