Farmers Markets In Full Swing

When it comes right down to it, food is energy, and fresh food provides high quality nutrition. Farmers markets are opening up across North Dakota, and that means fresh fruits and veggies are in season. Loving local There are many advantages to shopping for food that’s produced and raised closer to home. Often called the…
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Farmer’s Market Guide

Fall is a great time to find healthy food that is in season. But you don’t have to go to the grocery store to find fresh produce this time of year. A multitude of farmer’s markets offer the opportunity to find healthy locally-sourced vegetables and fruits. Farmer’s markets not only allow you the chance to…
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Enjoy The Taste Of Eating Right

Wellness Consultant Lori Howard of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) encourages everyone to consume less salt and eat more fruits and vegetables. The two go hand-in-hand in fighting high blood pressure. Lori is a registered dietitian. As part of National Nutrition Month, Americans are encouraged to enjoy the taste of eating right.…
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Protect Your Heart

This year, more than half a million Americans will die as a result of heart disease. Sadly, a good portion of them will be younger than age 65, and their disease could have been prevented through changes in health habits. Small changes can make a big difference in your heart health. Below are 28 suggestions…
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Valentine’s Day Dinners Can Be Healthy!

Is your sweetheart is taking you out to eat for Valentine’s Day? Wondering how to make some heart-healthy choices amid the rich, creamy, breaded and battered entrée choices?           Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota Wellness Consultant Registered Dietitian Lori Howard can help you form a strategy to select a…
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