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4 Ways To Love Watermelon

Keeping It Fresh By August 3, 2016 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

Today is National Watermelon Day, so celebrate by eating some watermelon! Watermelon is full of nutrients like vitamins A and C, B vitamins and potassium as well as lycopene, the antioxidant that gives fruits and veggies a distinctive red hue (like tomatoes). Lycopene is also known to reduce your blood pressure and risk of stroke. Plus it’s hydrating and low in sugar (per gram) compared to other fruits. So … now that you know how great it is, let’s get to eating it!watermelon

Slices or Cubes It

Watermelon cubes are one the easiest and most common ways to eat watermelon! Watch this video on an easy way to cut up watermelon. read more

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Fun in the Sun! Let’s Talk Hydration

Chew on This, Keeping It Fresh, Uncategorized By July 20, 2016 Tags: , , , , No Comments

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Something great about the summer is the number of things you can do outside when it’s nice out. Whether you’re at the beach, hiking in a park, or any other fun activity your town might have, proper hydration is still key. The average American drinks around 4 cups of water a day. While recommendations have changed over time and the once-standard 8 cups a day may longer apply, staying hydrated is vital to your overall health and needs, especially in the hot sunny summer months. Fun fact – adults are composed of around 60% water, while children can be up to 78% water. When you’re dehydrated your whole body is affected, leading to a whole range of uncomfortable and possibly dangerous symptoms. read more

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