Alcohol: Finding the Right Balance for Your Health

By Melinda Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDCES Alcohol in moderation can be a part of a healthy meal plan, even for people who are trying to reach a healthier weight. However, drinking “in moderation” can sometimes be a challenge – and it can also impair sleep, thinking, judgment, and overall health. More people are choosing to…

How To Keep Your Immune System Healthy

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By: Paula Diaque Ballesteros, RD, CDCES and Melinda Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDCES The immune system is in charge of defending our body against infection, bacteria and viruses. The design of the immune system is complex and influenced by an ideal balance of many factors. There is not a single food (such as chicken soup), vitamin…