• Heath Wellness  

    Think, Live, & Be Well! 
    Wellness is more than what you eat. It's about becoming aware of the choices you make each, and every day that positively affect your body, mind, and spirit. Our blog is rich in health and wellness resources like mindfulness, nutrition, fitness, and lifestyle topics that are sure to inspire you to think, live, and be well.

    Your partner in health,

      
    Martha Pellegrino
    Nutrition Educator/Fitness Specialist
     
     
     
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  • The Worst Habits For Your Brain

    Posted by Martha Pellegrino on 4/25/2022 9:00:00 AM

    Read what the Harvard School of Public Health says about the worst habits for your brain

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  • Olive Oil & Health

    Posted by Martha Pellegrino on 4/25/2022 8:00:00 AM

    Check out the benefits of olive oil from The American College of Cardiology

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  • April 6th is National Walking Day

    Posted by Martha Pellegrino on 4/4/2022 9:00:00 AM

    Walking is one of the easiest exercises to do! Those who walk 30-60 minutes a day reap health benefits like better heart health, better bone density, better sleep and improved mood. Find a safe place to walk and give it a try!

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  • So Many Reasons To Eat More Whole Grains

    Posted by Martha Pellegrino on 3/23/2022 10:00:00 AM

    Here's what the Harvard School of Public Health has to say about the benefits of whole grains.

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  • Brain Food Podcast: Exploring How Food Affects Your Brain

    Posted by Martha Pellegrino on 3/10/2022 10:00:00 AM

    Have you ever considered how food affects your mental well being? Listen to a  podcast with Dr. Uma Naidoo.

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  • Eat Smart

    Posted by Martha Pellegrino on 2/8/2022 9:00:00 AM

    For week two of Heart Health Month I would like to share the importance of food choices. By adopting a Mediterranean way of eating, with an emphasis on plant based foods, fish and healthy oils, you can improve not only your heart health but brain and eye health as well.

    Mediterranean Diet Info from the Mayo Clinic

    Good Fats from the American Heart Association

    Yummy Make Ahead Lunch Idea-Potato & Bean Salad from Sharon Palmer, Plant Based Dietitian

     

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  • February is American Heart Health Month

    Posted by Martha Pellegrino on 2/1/2022 9:00:00 AM

    February traditionally marks the start of American Heart Health Month. Let's look at the American Heart Association's recommendations.

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  • Overnight Oats

    Posted by Martha Pellegrino on 12/14/2021 8:00:00 AM

    Looking for a healthy breakfast or lunch idea? Try this overnight oats recipe from Natasha's Kitchen.

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  • Global Handwashing Day October 15, 2021

    Posted by Martha Pellegrino on 10/11/2021

    global handwashing day

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  • Fire Prevention Week October 3-9, 2021

    Posted by Martha Pellegrino on 10/1/2021

    fire prevention week

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