Go Fresh, It’s Best!

Go Fresh, It’s Best! Veggies are everywhere!  This is my favorite time of year because everywhere I look there are fresh, local fruits and vegetables just waiting to be picked (and cooked of course!).  When I visit our garden it’s so fun to discover what’s ready to be the “pick of the day”, but also […]

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How-To Boost the Immune System

We are gearing up for the summer season loaded with a variety of fruits and vegetables harvested locally.  Many of these natural goodies are loaded with antioxidants that boost the immune system  Why is this important?  There is no pill that can do it!  We have pills for many different conditions and diseases, but at […]

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Heart Healthy Foods!

February is Heart Health Month!  At HealthBarn USA we are all about sharing important information about living a healthy-lifestyle, so you too can make informed choices about the health and well-being of yourself and your loved ones! By eating the good stuff and being active you can make a big difference in how your “ticker” ticks!  Here’s my top food picks to […]

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Moms’ Burning Questions: Dessert as a Reward?

If most of my child’s diet is well rounded, does it matter that he has a rewarding dessert here and there? After all, he’s a kid! I’m all about dessert, especially homemade sweets, but not with the “reward” word attached to it.  Rewards for good behavior, school grades, etc. should not be linked to food, […]

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Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Strawberries

STRAWBERRIES Strawberries are the most popular fruit among  kids!  They’re way better than candy when they’re fresh and in season, as they are right now.  Sweet, juicy, and super nutritious: what more could you ask for?  One cup of halved strawberries is an excellent source of vitamin C (more than a day’s worth!) and the […]

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Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Blueberries

BLUEBERRIES Can you tell we’re eager for berry season here at HealthBarn USA?!  Last week, raspberries, and this week we have blueberries on our mind!  Blueberries are versatile fruit: great for fruit salads, grain salads, smoothies, and baked goods!  But did you know that this delicious little fruit is also a super food?  Their deep […]

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Weekly Seasonal Recipe: Raspberries

RASPBERRIES Soon enough, little red raspberries will be popping up on our beloved raspberry bushes at HealthBarn USA, and we can’t wait!  Not only are raspberries delicious, but they’re also an excellent source of dietary fiber, the antioxidant vitamin C, and the mineral manganese, as well as a good source of vitamin K, which helps […]

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