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7 tips to simplify meal planning
Omaha World-Herald, Nebraska - September 17, 2018

If meal planning seems like a daunting task, you are going about it all wrong.Meal planning can reduce stress and pressure on busy school nights if done right. By keeping your meals simple and fresh, you can feed your family at home, even with hectic schedules.Here ...

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Fitness trackers help put fat pets on a diet
Omaha World-Herald, Nebraska - September 9, 2018

PRAGUE — When Czech entrepreneur Robert Hasek began jogging with his dog, Darwin, the three-mile runs were making the bull terrier sick with fatigue.Hasek was surprised, thinking his dog led a healthy lifestyle. To solve the mystery, he strapped a Fitbit ...

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Hy-Vee hosting weekly nutrition tours
Fremont Tribune, Nebraska - August 21, 2018

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'Fat-burning' foods and other scientific-sounding nutritional trickery
Omaha World-Herald, Nebraska - August 15, 2018

Would you like to kick-start your metabolism and strengthen your immunity to diseases? Just eat fat-burning foods with immune-boosting ingredients, and drink alkaline water.Actually, that whole paragraph, and its very concept, is a lie. But it sounds promising ...

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'Fat-burning' foods and other scientific-sounding nutritional trickery
Omaha World-Herald, Nebraska - August 15, 2018

Would you like to kick-start your metabolism and strengthen your immunity to diseases? Just eat fat-burning foods with immune-boosting ingredients, and drink alkaline water.Actually, that whole paragraph, and its very concept, is a lie. But it sounds promising ...

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8 daily practices that can help you recharge
Omaha World-Herald, Nebraska - August 6, 2018

If you feel like you need to reset, put a list together of the habits that help you feel most refreshed. Or use the ideas below. Try to achieve them one day at a time, but recognize that doing something once doesn’t form a habit. When you get through the ...

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CHI Health garden targets families with little access to fresh food
Omaha World-Herald, Nebraska - July 23, 2018

The ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle is credited with saying that nature abhors a vacuum.For Thomas Strawmier, the vacuum was the empty field he kept driving past on the grounds of the year-old Creighton University Medical Center-University Campus at 24th and ...

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Ellis returns to lead Nebraska nutrition program
Hastings Tribune, Nebraska - July 22, 2018

A world leader in his field for more than three decades, Dave Ellis has been hired as the director of performance nutrition for the Nebraska athletic department.Ellis started Nebraska’s nutrition department in 1994. He served for eight years as the Huskers’ ...

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Ellis returns to lead Nebraska nutrition program
Hastings Tribune, Nebraska - July 22, 2018

A world leader in his field for more than three decades, Dave Ellis has been hired as the director of performance nutrition for the Nebraska athletic department.Ellis started Nebraska’s nutrition department in 1994. He served for eight years as the Huskers’ ...

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3 easy, healthy, cold meals for a hot day
Omaha World-Herald, Nebraska - July 16, 2018

As temperatures rise outside, our bodies naturally suppress our appetites, because digestion creates heat.With stifled appetites, our interest in planning and preparing meals declines, and the desire to eat healthy often falls to the wayside.Use the summer heat ...

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What do doctors know about food? Not very much.
Omaha World-Herald, Nebraska - July 10, 2018

When Americans hear about a health craze, they may turn to their physician for advice: Will that superfood really boost brain function? Is that supplement okay for me to take?Or they may be interested in food choices because of obesity, malnutrition or the role ...

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Nutrition Services breaks ground for new warehouse, retail site
York News-Times, Nebraska - June 15, 2018

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Good nutrition key to best deer herds
Delta Farm Press, Nebraska - June 1, 2018

Researchers at the Mississippi State University Deer Lab have one simple answer to almost every question land managers ask: Nutrition.How do you improve the health of a deer herd? How do you attract more deer? How do you grow bigger bucks or larger racks? Improve ...

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Can grilling be dangerous? How to limit your risk
Omaha World-Herald, Nebraska - May 14, 2018

Grilling can be a healthy way to prepare lean meats and veggies, but avoiding higher-fat meats, excessive temperatures, smoke and charring is important to reduce possible health risks .Research has shown links between consumption of well-done, barbecued, and fried ...

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A healthy diet can include red meat. 3 things to consider when buying beef
Omaha World-Herald, Nebraska - August 20, 2017

Nutritionally, finishing cows with grass can allow a better overall fat content, with slightly less saturated fat and slightly more omega three fats. However, the differences in nutrition profiles between grass- and grain-fed cows are small, especially if a person ...

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