Balancing the Energy Equation

Sep 23

Balancing the Energy Equation

Childhood Obesity Awareness Month is the perfect time to talk about the importance of balancing the all-important energy equation. It might sound complicated, but it’s actually pretty simple. The energy equation is all about balancing the food you eat with the physical activity you do. If each day you balance your food intake (calories you eat) with your...

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Living OrganWise

Sep 22

Living OrganWise

Hi guys and girls! This month is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Childhood obesity is a major problem, but that’s why we continue to live OrganWise. Eating low-fat, high-fiber foods, getting plenty of exercise, and drinking lots of water are great ways to help prevent childhood obesity. It’s no coincidence that those are the rules of becoming an official...

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Vine Ripe Tomato and Vidalia Onion Salad

Sep 22

Vine Ripe Tomato and Vidalia Onion Salad

In September, tomatoes are a Foods of the Month. In many parts of the US, tomatoes are in season. This means that you may have a vine ripe tomato in your own garden (yum!) or you can find them at your local supermarket. If you have ever eaten a vine ripe tomato, then you are aware of its deliciousness. If not, we highly recommend making this recipe to find out what...

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Dominique Dawes Talks Healthy Lifestyle Choices

Sep 19

A couple years ago we were so fortunate to have the opportunity to interview Olympic Gymnast Dominique Dawes about what it takes to be a world class athlete as well as the importance of making healthy lifestyle choices in order to combat childhood obesity. We thought it would be fun to replay her response during Childhood Obesity Month! See what Dominique has to say...

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Missing School

Sep 18

Missing School

Hello hello, The title to this blog is absolutely correct. I am missing school because I’m sick, but I’m also missing being at school. It is no fun to be sick in bed, having to make up the work you’re missing while all your friends are at school. I know sometimes it feels like we all can’t wait for school to be over, but the school year is barely a month old;...

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Food Safety 101

Sep 17

Food Safety 101

Along with a number of other health observances, September is also National Food Safety Education month. It is so important to create a safe and sanitary environment when it comes to food preparation. This starts at the grocery store when you are purchasing all of the yummy food that you will be bringing home to your family. We actually have a book called Food...

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