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Motor munchies: 5 ideas for healthy travel treats

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=23ca8339-1289-48c4-b2b6-d5f74b9ab4c6#.W18xNlw-dBw Summer is a great time for road trips. But eating right can be a challenge when you’re traveling. Fast food and salty snacks are easy to get—and they can feel hard to resist. You don’t have to take a vacation from healthy eating while you’re on the road though. Check out these simple […]

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Food for thought: Eight tips for making good choices at farmers markets

Original source: https://news.psu.edu/story/526731/2018/06/28/impact/food-thought-eight-tips-making-good-choices-farmers-markets?utm_source=newswire&utm_medium=email&utm_term=527501_HTML&utm_content=07-05-2018-21-30&utm_campaign=Penn%20State%20Today Traveling throughout Pennsylvania in the summer and fall, you don’t have to go far to find a roadside stand or farmers market touting baskets of colorful fruits and vegetables. However, as with any food purchase, a little know-how can go a long way in keeping you and your family safe from foodborne illness, […]

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Find a farmer’s market, roadside stand or farm stand near you

Original source: http://www.localfarmmarkets.org/PAfarmmarkets.php Looking for a local, true farmer’s market in Pennsylvania? Scroll down select your region of the state for a list of farm markets, farm stands, roadside stands, even garden fruit and vegetable stands and seasonal produce markets in Pennsylvania, sorted by county. Markets offering organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by […]

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Regular exercise may reverse effects of sedentary living

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=95f25c41-687f-4ae5-a6be-021e03f50f0b#.W18qJVw-dBw It appears the right exercise at the right time in life can do wonders. A new study suggests that two years of regular moderate- to high-intensity activity in middle age can reverse the effects of a sedentary lifestyle on the heart. Researchers wanted to find out how exercise influences the health of middle-aged […]

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Free Summer Walk and Talk Challenge From Marathon Kids

Summer is a great time for families to get outside, explore new environments and  connect in unique ways. One way to get kids talking is through exercise. This summer Marathon Kids is helping families connect with a free summer Walk and Talk Challenge. Created with the important social-emotional (SEL) connection in mind, the Walk and Talk Challenge […]

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Vacationers beware: Don’t jump into that hotel swimming pool just yet

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=11825742-9f6d-4e23-ac07-64af02547fc2#.W0ZQD1w-dBw It’s summer—prime time for splish-splashing in pools. But before jumping in, be aware that some nasty germs might be lurking in the water—especially in hotel pools, a new report shows. A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) looked at nationwide data from illnesses tied to treated recreational water from 2000 through […]

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