Wine O’Clock

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  Most of us have heard the benefits of moderate wine consumption and feel no shame in our nightly glass of wine. It is true that red wine has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and contains beneficial polyphenols and when compared to other alcoholic beverages, it is one of the better choices. However, even one glass of wine may not be … Read More

Healthy Dating

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Valley Schools. This is a day where many people take the time to appreciate the healthy relationships in their lives. Whether that is a significant other, friend, or family member.  A healthy relationship can be defined as a relationship that is built on mutual respect, trust, honesty, and support. Many studies have shown that supportive relationships … Read More

New Years Nuptials – Courting Success

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We’re approaching the new years and if you’re anything like the majority of us, you’re teetering on the edge of serving yourself a new years resolution so big that its bound to come with a heaping side of guilt once you fall off the wagon or you’ve already decided there will be no resolutions this year because you fear this … Read More

Ditch the Refined Sugar…You’re Sweet Enough Already!

A pile of gummies that are high in sugar

The correlation between sugar and inflammation is a trending topic in the media but its detrimental effects on our health are sometimes minimized. Sugar, refined or natural, is a simple carbohydrate that the human body breaks down into glucose and uses for energy. However, we are not dependent on glucose since we are able to obtain energy from protein and … Read More