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What your daily fruit & vegetable serving should look like

We know it’s difficult to eat well. Whether you’re struggling to eat less sugar or reduce your caffeine intake, we all have our personal food struggles. My struggle has always been understanding what a serving size truly is. I know the basics that a serving of meat is about the size of my fist, and I should always  

Sweet potatoes are a nutrition bonanza

That’s how the American Heart Association describes sweet potatoes – the winter go-to side dish. Sweet potatoes have  

Cancer rates continuing to fall

Good news from the American Cancer Society’s annual report “Cancer Facts & Figures” – the overall mortality rate  

8 ways to calm a loved one’s mood swings

If you live with someone who suffers from mood swings, you know it can be difficult to be  

Working longer may mean drinking more

Do you feel like you’re chained to your desk? If so, it could have an impact on how  

3 steps you can take for better skin this winter

Now that the holidays are over, the focus this time of year generally turns toward the weather, and  

Soda is tricking you into buying it – no really!

You’re casually walking through the grocery store, then you hear something calling to you from the soda section.  

How to protect yourself from the flu

People with diabetes are three times more likely to be hospitalized for flu and related complications, such as pneumonia, than people who don’t have the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). As the U.S. struggles through a particularly nasty flu season, public health authorities remind people with diabetes, whether it’s  

6 tips to prevent a yeast infection

There’s no doubt yeast infections are uncomfortable – and incredibly common – but they’re also largely avoidable. Simply  

What do pregnancy cravings really mean?

When pregnancy has you hankering for a plate of deep-fried pickles – even though you hate pickles –  

5 tips for teaching kids good nutrition

In our fast-paced world, the speed offered by the fast-food drive-thru lane may be more appealing than an hour and a half spent navigating the crowded aisles of the grocery store. Teaching our kids to be food-smart, though, is more important than ever. Dr. Meghan Markovich, an internal medicine physician and pediatrician with St. Elizabeth  

The secret to your kids’ Frozen obsession

Whether you’re in your 20s or your 40s, you likely remember a Disney movie that was a must-watch