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    Have you tried making your own açaí bowl? 

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    Michelle Obama takes an interesting approach to healthy eating …

    Have you tried lemon water? Here are some reasons why you should start! 

    Need a quick pick-me-up? Try our guest blogger Nicole’s berry delicious smoothie recipe!

    Creamy Raspberry Chia Smoothie
    Prep time:  5 mins
    Total time:  5 mins
    Serves: 1
    • 1 cup frozen raspberries
    • 1 TBSP honey
    • 1 TBSP chia seeds
    • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
    • ¼ cup ricotta cheese
    • Ice
    1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and pulse until smooth.
    2. Pour into a glass and enjoy immediately!
    Nutrition Information
    Serving size: 1 smoothie, Calories: 300, Fat: 13 g, Saturated fat: 1 g, Carbohydrates: 82 g, Sugar: 64 g,Sodium: 256 g, Fiber: 15 g, Protein: 13 g, Cholesterol: 25 g
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    Wellness Wednesday Roundup

    Have you ever tried almond or oat milk? Check out the Huffington Post's helpful infographic on the nutritional value of various alternatives to cow milk. 

    Studies have shown that monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats help in reducing your risk for heart disease. Are those two the only helpful types of fat for your body? Recently, scientists from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Harvard Medical School discovered that “’FAHFA' (short for fatty acid hydroxyl acids)… actually helps cells secrete insulin (a hormone that helps regulate blood sugar)” to decrease your risk for developing diabetes.

    Are you a fan of smoothies? Try these dairy-free recipes from the New York Times health and wellness blog. 

    Do you like the Mediterranean Diet? According to Time magazine, Spanish researchers believe that this diet is essential in treating metabolic syndrome. 

    How much do you know about apples?

    Try these tips to start working out earlier!

    How much do you know about pumpkins?

    If you let seven-year-olds run around a few minutes during the school day, they’re more chill.

    It’s National School Lunch Week! What’s your favorite healthy meal?

    Have you tried working out with a kettleball?

    Here’s a look at how we’re making a difference in New Jersey schools!

    Try these superfoods to give yourself a health boost! 

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