Health Advocate Blog

Category - Nutrition

Strive for 5 fruits and veggies every day

Fruits and vegetables are the foundation of a healthy diet–they provide you with essential vitamins, minerals and fiber. In fact, they should make up half your plate at each meal. While fruit and vegetable recommendations vary based on age...

Safety tips for packed lunches

When temperatures of foods that need to be refrigerated or chilled reach over 40 degrees Fahrenheit, there’s a greater likelihood that the food becomes a breeding ground for bacteria, potentially sickening the person who eats it.  The following tips...

Healthier ways to enjoy Chocolate Day

Chocolate lovers, rejoice! July 7 is Chocolate Day. In honor of this widely recognized comfort food, we bring you a delicious selection of healthier chocolate recipes. Enjoy! Raw Chocolate Ice Cream Pie – This pie is equally tasty as it is...