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On the menu: Apples!

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare October 11, 2019 0 Comments Nutrition

October means it’s time for the Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch! In celebration of National Farm to School Month, communities all over Wisconsin are crunching into apples. It’s a chance to celebrate those nutrition-packed little fruits and the local farmers that grow them. Are apples healthy? Apples are inexpensive, easy to eat, and available all […]

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On the menu: Pumpkins!

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare September 27, 2019 0 Comments Nutrition

It’s Fall and the perfect time to enjoy your local farmer’s market while you still can! This time of the year has great seasonal produce that you can enjoy now and save for later. For a lot of us, fall farmers’ markets include buying pumpkins and gourds to adorn our tables and porches. Keep using […]

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Welcome Back To School

Tiffany Tiffany August 22, 2019 0 Comments General Health

Hey, friends! This is the end of August that many kids dread, and parents are out celebrating— it’s back to school time! With back to school it usually means earlier bedtimes, parents trying to remember what they learned in math to help their kids with their homework, and a much crazier schedule with drop off […]

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4 Common Challenges when Breastfeeding

Diane Markham, RN OB Diane Markham, RN OB August 1, 2019 0 Comments General Health

There is no question that breastfeeding is a healthy choice for your baby. But, for a lot of mothers, breastfeeding past the first few months can be a struggle. In fact, in Wisconsin 82.2% of mothers choose to start out breastfeeding, but only 48.8% are exclusively breastfeeding at 3 months. During those first months of […]

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Getting Back on Track After a Cheat Meal

Tiffany Tiffany July 17, 2019 0 Comments General Health

Happy post-fair week friends!   I hope you were able to get out to the fair and enjoy the weather—wasn’t it gorgeous? For those of you who did make it out to the fair, I’m sure you’ve all seen the delicious fried foods that were at every corner. I myself enjoyed a nice cheese curd […]

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Healthy Summer BBQ Party Foods

Lisa Ashwill, RD CD Lisa Ashwill, RD CD June 6, 2019 0 Comments Nutrition

Summer is a time to get out of the kitchen and fire up the BBQ! In my family, summer is also about planning for our 4th of July party between the parade and fireworks.  What better excuse to invite over friends and family than a barbecue cook out?  It’s a time to get out all […]

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Steps To Better Your Heart Health

Tiffany Tiffany February 14, 2019 0 Comments General Health

Check out these steps to ensure you’re making heart health a top priority in your life Happy February everyone! When I think of February, I think of the Super Bowl, Valentine’s Day, and Pitchers and Catchers reporting. As of lately, I’m thinking about the amount of “Wisconsin weather” we’ve had. In the “Health and wellness world”, February […]

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How much protein should you really be eating?

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare June 4, 2018 0 Comments Nutrition

A macronutrient essential to the muscle-building process, protein molecules are made up of amino acids, several of which are considered “essential”. This means that they cannot be synthesized naturally and have to be sourced from your diet. Because protein not only helps us build muscle, but is also stored in tissue and bone and used […]

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Spring Fitness and Nutrition!

Tiffany Tiffany April 12, 2018 0 Comments General Health

I absolutely love this time of year—seeing the trees bud; watching the grass turn green; enjoying the extended daylight; and the happier mood in people.  For me, it means I can switch from the treadmill (lovingly coined the ‘dreadmill’ by many of my runner friends) to outdoor running, which is always a welcomed change! Winter […]

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Food Swaps For A Healthier Super Bowl Sunday

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare January 25, 2018 0 Comments Nutrition

As the Super Bowl comes creeping up in the coming weeks, we start to prepare dishes and snacks for our parties with friends and family.  Unfortunately, most of those dishes and snacks are packed with calories, fried in grease and just overall unhealthy. The average football fan eats about a day’s worth of calories during […]

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