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National Avocado Day

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The avocado is a rather unique type of fruit. Most fruit consists primarily of carbohydrate, while avocado is high in healthy fats. Numerous studies show that it has powerful beneficial effects on health. Here are 12 health benefits of avocado,… read more

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Helping Our Kids with Cyberbulling

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Hiding behind a screen can bring out the worst in some people. According to a study conducted by the Cyberbullying Research Center, about 34 percent of middle and high school students say they’ve been cyberbullied, which is defined as… read more

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Pesto Salmon and Veggies Foil Pack

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Foil packs are a great hack for cooking while camping. They’re easy to throw together and simple to clean up. Dinner around the fire doesn’t have to just be hot dogs on a stick or pre-packaged food anymore. With this… read more

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UP4Health Challenges

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Staying Healthy on the 4th

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The 4th of July is all about friends, family and food, and you can still have fun without sacrificing your healthy habits or beach body. Health experts Dr. Wayne Andersen, medical director of Take Shape for Life, and Cristina Rivera, … read more

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Superfoods that Reduce Memory Loss

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Forgetfulness is a common complaint among older adults. Whether it’s being unable to remember your neighbor’s daughter’s name or blanking on why you walked upstairs, becoming forgetful can be embarrassing and upsetting. While some memory loss may be inevitable, research… read more

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Canning and Preserving Workshops

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There will be canning and preserving workshop classes, coming up in July and they will run through September! During these classes, various types of canning/preservation including strawberry jam, whitefish and veggies! Be sure to sign up for these classes, by… read more

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Reduce Stress Though Yoga

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Stress is a usual part of our day, but incorporating different workout routines into our daily schedules can help reduce all that stress we build up during the day. Yoga is a great way to reduce stress levels; at the… read more

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Top 5 Summer Activities

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Summer is officially here! Summer is one of the best times of the year, because the weather is almost always nice and there are so many great activities to do in the UP! Here are my top 5 favorite things… read more

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Firework Safety Month

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With the 4th of July almost here, it’s the time of year people want to go out, buy fireworks and create a pretty, personal display. While fireworks can be a lot of fun, they can also be extremely dangerous. That’s… read more

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