• 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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  • Simple Lunch Ideas

    Posted by Martha Pellegrino on 9/23/2020 9:00:00 AM

    Check out this YouTube video for simple lunch ideas (for school and remote learning):

    Easy & Healthy Lunch Ideas For Back To School

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  • It's Apple Season

    Posted by Martha Pellegrino on 9/18/2020 9:00:00 AM
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  • Shifting Your Perspective

    Posted by Martha Pellegrino on 6/9/2020 10:00:00 AM

    Here's some great advice on shifting your perspective!

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  • Free Gardening Webinars

    Posted by Martha Pellegrino on 5/21/2020 9:00:00 AM

    The University of RI Cooperative Extension Service is offering a series of free webinars that are taught by master gardeners and are very informative.

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  • Garden Answer

    Posted by Martha Pellegrino on 4/24/2020 9:00:00 AM

    Thought I would share one of my favorite gardening resources-Garden Answer. She shares a wide variety of gardening tips for both indoor and outdoor gardening, as well as how to grow your own food. In addition to YouTube, her videos are available on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.

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  • Turn Pantry Staples Into Complete Meals

    Posted by Martha Pellegrino on 3/26/2020 4:00:00 PM

    Found this and thought I'd share- some ideas for using pantry staples to create new recipes

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  • Zentangle®

    Posted by Anne Smith on 3/26/2020
    Here's a fun form of relaxation called meditative drawing, which was developed by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas of Whitinsville. The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. It increases focus and creativity, provides artistic satisfaction along with an increased sense of personal well-being. The Zentangle Method is enjoyed all over the world across a wide range of skills, interests and ages.
     
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  • Free Online Fitness Classes

    Posted by Martha Pellegrino on 3/23/2020 1:00:00 PM

    Check out some of these free online fitness resources:

    STRONG by Zumba YouTube

    Planet Fitness live stream

    CorePower Yoga

    LES MILLS

    YMCA 360

     

     

     

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  • Food Safety To Keep Your Family Safe

    Posted by Martha Pellegrino on 3/23/2020 12:00:00 PM

    Food safety concerns regarding COVID-19

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  • Prebiotics and Probiotics: Creating a Healthier You

    Posted by Martha Pellegrino on 3/23/2020 12:00:00 PM

    Have you ever wondered why prebiotics and probiotics are important? Check out this information from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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