Category: Flash News – Oct

Boost Your Immune System For Fall

Fall is here and so are the many challenges that can lower your immunity such as the flu, colds, and stress. Stress has an immediate and long-term effect on your immune system and can compromise your health by reducing your immunity. This simple, easy to remember acronym, S.E.L.F. Care, will give your immune system a…
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Fall Inspired Gift Ideas

From birthdays to house parties, picking the right gifts for your loved ones can be difficult. If you’re feeling stuck consider presents with a seasonal theme. They make great gifts for anyone on any occasion. The fall inspired gifts may bring up many fond memories of campfires, hayrides, corn mazes, apple picking, and pumpkin harvesting.…
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Buttery Pumpkin Alfredo

Pasta is a simple meal, but it isn’t always the healthiest option. The most popular sauces, such as alfredo sauce, contain a lot of cream and butter. If you’re looking for a lite alfredo dish with classic fall flavors, you’re going to love this pumpkin alfredo dish. The Health Benefits of Pumpkins Adding pumpkin to…
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Fall Planting: Peonies and Pansies

If you want to plan ahead for a burst of color after winter, then autumn is a perfect time to work on your garden. Fall planting and maintenance can give you a head start on your spring garden, as well as bringing color to your yard as the leaves begin to change colors. Pansies are a…
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Turn Candy into Cash

Dressing your children up in cute costumes and taking them trick-or-treating is fun, but what do you do with all the candy once you’re done? With cavities and childhood diabetes, most parents are apprehensive about allowing their children to eat all of that candy. Instead, mindful families can use their Halloween candy to save a…
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Grace Your Front Door with a Fall Wreath

Throughout the year, wreaths grace the doors of many homes in the US. The circle or even spherical shape of the wreath (or “crown”) means unity, peace, and immortality. Based on the plants and materials used on the wreath, it could mean many different things throughout the seasons. This month, dress the front door with…
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5 Celebration Tips for True Halloween Lovers

Are you a true Halloween lover? Do you look forward to this time of year–the spooky parties, haunted houses, fun costumes, and trick-or-treating? If so, why not kick it up a notch this year? Create a Halloween bucket list filled with new fun Halloween activities. We’ve got five fun Halloween ideas that will bring you a little…
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Spooky Stuffed Peppers

Halloween is usually all about the sweets—candy, chocolate, candy corn—but it doesn’t have to be. Throughout October, you and your kids can make Halloween-themed dinners such as stuffed orange bell peppers made to look like Jack-o-lanterns. It’s a fun way to entice your kids to eat more vegetables. The star of this dish is, of…
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Stress Monster Gotcha

Halloween is the PLAY holiday, and play is the “‘brain candy’ that dissolves stress.” Play is hardwired into our genes. The benefits of play and laughter in overcoming and preventing stress are numerous. Laughter is “internal jogging,” and studies show laughing lowers blood pressure, reduces stress hormones, boosts your immune function, and increases muscle flexion.…
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Fall Caramel Apple Snacks

Celebrate autumn by making treats with the season’s most popular harvest: apples! Caramel apple snacks make a great party favor and this fun recipe will be perfect for family get-togethers or mini-parties with friends and neighbors. Apples are not only delicious; they’re also great for your health. Apples are a great source of dietary fiber…
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