Global Running Day 2018

ODE TO RUNNING Running: I love you. Running: Thank you.   It’s Global Running Day, a celebration of running that encourages people to get moving. No matter how fast, how far, where, get moving!!! It’s very important to be physically active to live a healthy, happy, long life. Running has so many benefits. It can…

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Happy, Healthy Halloween !!

Halloween is fast approaching, and so a large amount of sugar that kids will be eating between parties and trick-or-treating!! Recent reports show that American children can eat up to 3 cups (almost 400 grams) of sugar on Halloween!! That is almost 16 times the maximum daily recommendation of 6 teaspoons (25 grams) suggested by…

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#NutritionEducation

My favorite part of my job is teaching kids about nutrition and health!! It gives me the opportunity to use my background in science and nutrition and my passion for teaching! I actually decided to study Nutrition and Health in order to be able to understand better the link between food and chronic diseases, and…

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#MeatlessMonday

What is Meatless Monday? Meatless Monday is a global movement to help people reduce their meat consumption by 15%. Meatless Monday is an initiative of The Monday Campaigns; it began in 2003 and it was launched in association with the Center for a Livable Future (CLF) at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Meatless…

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