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Calcium is an important part of a healthy diet.  It plays a key role in building strong bones early in life and then keeping those bones strong as one grows older.  A diet deficient in calcium can lea  Read More


When winter’s chill sets in, nothing warms the body (and soul) quite like a steaming bowl of hot soup.  January is National Soup Month and the perfect time to treat your family to one-pot meals that will satisfy   Read More


As we wrap up these last few days of 2014, we’ve got an opportunity to reflect on the past year–the good and the bad, but most importantly we’ve got a whole new year to look forward to an  Read More


The holidays are meant for celebrating and we often associate poor diet choices with decadent desserts or heavy appetizers, which typically make appearances at holiday parties.  Howev  Read More


You’ve probably heard the term “clean eating” in a fitness or fashion magazine.  There are some celebrities who swear by this diet method.  So, exactly what does it mean?  Simply put, clean eating i  Read More


December is National Pear Month and there is no better time to enjoy this delicious fruit. Fall and winter are the seasons that pears are at their peak flavor (and best price!), so scoop up some s  Read More


One of the great things about preparing those massive holiday meals is having lots of leftovers to enjoy afterward.  However, after the third turkey sandwich you might be looking for something  Read More


Thanksgiving was always a big holiday in my house growing up.  My mom cooked the holiday feast and we would typically host my uncle who worked for a produce supplier.  I recall him drop  Read More


November is National Diabetes Month.  In recent years, we’ve seen an increase in the numbers of people becoming affected by this serious disease and, even more concerning, the age of onset of  Read More


‘Tis the season for sweet potatoes!  November is Sweet Potato Awareness Month and it’s perfect timing with Thanksgiving coming up in just a few weeks.  These edible roots are a healthy edi  Read More

Janet Skibicki's Bio

Janet Skibicki is a working stepmother of teenage twins. Until her mid-30's, she was able to easily work in exercise and healthy eating. Now married with kids, she's found it harder to stay on track with her fitness regime, while trying to instill healthy habits into her family’s daily routine. Janet and h


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