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5 Steps To Successful Meal Planning

Filling seven days with healthy, home-cooked meals can feel intimidating. But a little advance planning goes a long way in helping you pull off a weekly family meal plan. Here’s how to make it happen for your household.
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4 Benefits to Getting Outside

There’s a reason it’s called “the great outdoors.” Spending time in nature offers major advantages for both your body and mind. This spring, make an effort to spend a little more time outside and you may notice some of these benefits.
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Tasty Recipe: Baba Ghanoush (Eggplant Dip)

Sponsored by Saint Peter's Healthcare System This delicious eggplant dip pairs perfectly with pita bread. Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 1 hour Number of Servings: 8 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 0.5 Ingredients: 2 large eggplants (1¼ lbs.) 2 level Tbsp. tahini 4 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed with salt 3 Tbsp. fresh lemon…

Autism And Vaccines

Developmental Pediatrician Rose Mary Merola, MD, a specialist at The Chidlren's Hospital at Saint Peter's University Hospital, talks about vaccines and autism.
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Is it the Flu or a Cold? How Do You Know?

You feel miserable. You are exhausted, your throat hurts, and you're achy and feverish. But is it a cold, or the flu? How do you know if you have one or the other? Archna Parmar, DO, a primary care physician with the Saint Peter’s Physician Associates network explains. “The flu and the common cold are…

An Even Healthier Chicken Soup

You don't have to be sick to enjoy a bowl of chicken soup during these super cold days of winter. At 218 calories per serving, this recipe packs in healthy ingredients such as brown rice.
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