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Physical Activity and Children


  By John Monteleone, Head Trainer at Wyomissing Fitness “I believe that children are our future, teach them well and let them lead the way.” That is the classic lyric from “The Greatest Love of All.” Yes, the children are our future! However, how can we expect to teach them with poor nutritional choices, increased … Continue reading Physical Activity and Children

Italian Wedding Soup


Homemade recipe by Maria Theresa Post, a healthy Berks County citizen who hails from Italy! The term “wedding soup” comes from the Italian language phrase “minestra maritata” (“married soup”), which is a reference to the flavor produced by the combination/”marriage” of greens and the meat Ingredients Soup: 12cups low sodium broth 1 pound of curly … Continue reading Italian Wedding Soup

Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies


Source: www.foodfanatic.com Submitted by Erica Wennell Ingredients 3 1/2 cups Almond Flour 1 teaspoon Baking Soda 1 teaspoon Salt 1/2 cup Coconut Oil, Melted and cooled 1/2 cup Honey 2 Eggs 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract 2 cups Dark Chocolate Chips, Paleo-friendly, like enjoy life semisweet chocolate mini chips Directions Preheat oven to 375°F. Line … Continue reading Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies

Acupressure


By Aparna Mele, MD Acupressure is a therapy developed over 5,000 years ago and is an important aspect of Asian, especially Chinese, medicine. It relies primarily on using the thumbs, fingers and palms to apply pressure to various points on the body.  Traditional Chinese medical theory charts the body like a human map, marked by … Continue reading Acupressure