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APRIL 2012
Top Healthy Foods
Battling weight gain is simplified with some easy lifestyle and recipe modifications. Registered dietitian with the Roper St. Francis Bariatric & Metabolic Services program, Alexis Ratowsky, share her list of top healthy foods.
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Healthy, Thrifty Snacks for Your Kids
Each snack time presents a weighty challenge: How can you fix your kids food that’s both healthy and affordable? Fortunately, after-school programs across the country have found ways to do it. Here’s how.
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A Pedometer Can Encourage More Walking
Walking more can be a great way to step up your fitness program. But you may find it hard to stay motivated. A pedometer may be just the thing for you. A recent study found it’s a useful tool for women who want to reach the recommended 10,000 steps a day. Here’s what the report found.
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Citronella Candles Effective in Keeping Mosquitoes Away
Summertime is not only a time to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends; it’s also a time for insects to wreck havoc—and potentially disease—on your best-laid plans to enjoy the warmer months.
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Recipe of the Month

Recipe ImageYou want to eat healthier, but you love those good ole recipes passed down from generation to generation. From appetizers to desserts to good nutritional tips, each month a yummy recipe will be featured as our 'Recipe of the Month'. Each recipe has been modified for healthier eating and living.
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The Healing Boutique Presents - Be Inspired
Join us for an open house and learn about resources and products to help ease the cancer journey. April 19, 4 – 7 p.m. at the Healing Boutique in the Roper St. Francis Cancer Center. Be Inspired is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 958-2613.

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