Some not-so-sweet facts about Added Sugar

Some not-so-sweet facts about Added Sugar

Americans are eating and drinking entirely too much added sugar, and that can lead to some very serious health problems. Let’s face it, when it comes to added sugar ‘it’s not all sweet and light.’ The more you know about the health risks sugar poses, the better chance you have of successfully reducing your added sugar intake and living a longer, healthier life. What you should know about the not-so-sweet effects Read more »
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July 05, 2018
Diet & Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Diet & Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Despite the fact that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss among people age 50 and older, many of us are not aware (or choose to ignore) that we could be at risk. After all, it’s an “age-related,” thing so that can’t mean us! Unfortunately, we may be at risk and once the process of degeneration has begun there is no cure. Here’s what you should Read more »
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May 06, 2018
Make the Most of What’s Fresh

Make the Most of What’s Fresh

Enjoy fresh, seasonal produce straight from the farm while it’s in season, and glean the nutritional benefits. We all know that eating fresh fruits and vegetables is an essential part of our daily diet. This is the perfect time of year to enjoy locally grown produce that is so bountiful in our state. And, buying locally grown food is not only good for the environment and the economy, it’s also Read more »
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May 06, 2018
The Wonder of Watercress: The forgotten green making a culinary comeback

The Wonder of Watercress: The forgotten green making a culinary comeback

Watercress, an aquatic plant that is a close cousin of mustard greens, kale, cabbage and arugula, has a long and storied history. Hippocrates, the father of medicine, used watercress to treat patients and deemed it so important to his practice that he located his first hospital along a stream, where he could grow a plentiful supply of the ancient green. It was a staple in the diet of the Roman Read more »
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March 12, 2018
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in the news MS State Department of Health Launches WIC Mississippi Mobile App
Posted Mon 03/11/2019 4:26AM

JACKSON, Miss. – A free app, sponsored by the Mississippi State Department of Health’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, read more »

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Posted Mon 03/11/2019 4:23AM

“Don’t Assume” is the Colorectal Cancer Alliance’s 2019 National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month public awareness campaign. The goal of this read more »

St. Dominic’s Provides Free Joint Replacements for Six Deserving Patients
Posted Wed 01/2/2019 11:27PM

St. Dominic’s Joint Center made spirits bright for six individuals last month by providing them total joint replacements at read more »

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