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Do's & Don'ts for Storing Fresh Fruits & Vegetables

Are you tired of throwing away expensive fruits and vegetables because they spoiled after a few days? Fruits and vegetables are essential to a healthy diet and successful weight loss, so don’t let money well spent end up in the trash! Storing your produce correctly will not only save you money, but you’ll have nutritious items at the ready for when you need a healthy snack. Here are the dos and don’ts of keeping produce.   Do: Keep your tomatoes out in the fruit basket. Putting tomatoe
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Simple Inspiration Recipe: Chicken Zucchini Fettuccine

Inspire mouthwatering satisfaction with a low-calorie pasta revelation. Delicious zucchini noodles will transform your Chicken Fettuccine into a gourmet veggie delight.    Ingredients:  Jenny Craig Chicken Fettuccine 1 zucchini  1 tomato, diced 2 garlic cloves  1/3 cup steamed spinach  1/4 tsp sea salt  1 bay leaf  parsley, chopped nonstick cooking spray (optional)  2 tbsp water  Spiral vegetable slicer 

Perfect Vegetable and Spices Pairing

To add more flavor to your veggies, you don't have to add butter or salt! Often, the perfect seasoning can really bring out the flavor, making other additives unnecessary. You can add herbs and spices prior to roasting, steaming or grilling your favorite vegetables.       
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Effectively Communicating with Your Doctor with Your Health in Mind

When it comes to your health, you and your doctor are a team, but, whether you’re nervous, shy or uncomfortable, it isn’t always easy talking to your doctor. Speaking up about your health is vital for a solid partnership with your doctor and for the right personal care. With your health in mind, make the most of your time in the exam room with these six tips for effectively communicating with your doctor.   Write it down Come prepared with a list of questions and concerns abo
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Know your ALS Risk Factors & Symptoms

Often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease (in reference to its most famous victim), Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that damages nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord—affecting our ability to initiate and control muscle movement. While researchers are working on a cure, it’s important to know your risk factors and keep an eye out for symptoms now. Here’s a quick overview of risk factors, common symptoms and how you may be able to reduce your risk.
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Fun Family Fitness Activities & Healthy Habits

Want to lose weight and spend some quality time with your family? Having a family support system centered around staying healthy and active is a great way to keep your family in shape— and it can help foster a strong family bond.   Unfortunately, many parents struggle with meeting work deadlines and managing their busy schedules. This can prevent them from making the time to be active with their children. Just remember — it all starts with you! Modeling healthy exercise behaviors for y
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