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Low Calorie Candy and Desserts

A Sweet For Your Sweet  

Just when you think that your New Year’s Resolutions are getting back on track, Valentine’s Day appears. The day most famous for candy and chocolate is nearly upon us. Here is a list of some of my favorite foods to enjoy over Valentine’s Day that are low in calories and won’t make you feel guilty.  Read More

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Make a Quit Day – Join The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout

On November 18th, The American Cancer Society is hosting the 35th year of the Great American Smokeout, a day that encourages smokers to quit. If you are a smoker, this is your time to quit and setting a “quit date” is key.

Research shows that if you pick a quit day in the next 30 days and stick to it, you’ll be more likely to be successful. Read More

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Scare Away Cavities and Promote a Healthy Holiday

This year, Americans will spend close to $9 billion on candy, and in October a lot of that candy will end up on the teeth of trick or-treating children1.  My apple a day wants to remind parents that when it comes to cavities and teeth not all candy is created equal. Cavities and tooth decay are caused by prolonged exposure to sugar. Parents and care givers need to be on the front lines helping kids fight cavities by decreasing the amount of time sugar comes in contact with their teeth as well as moderating the  amount of candy their kids consume. Read More