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2018-2019 Flu Season FAQ

Student getting flu shot

What sort of flu season is expected this year?  It is not possible to predict what this flu season will be like. While flu spreads every year, the timing, severity, and length of the season varies from one flu season to the other. Flu viruses are constantly changing, so it’s not unusual for new flu […]

Healthy School Lunch Ideas

lunch box

  Packing lunch is an opportunity for parents to create healthier habits and provide nourishing foods for their children. Through repeated exposure, your home-packed meal teaches your child to enjoy new foods. Studies show that establishing healthy eating habits in these early years impacts a person’s food choices later in life. That’s why nutritious lunches […]

Salt: How much is too much?

Nutrition label

Salt intake is a major health concern in the United States. Too much sodium can increase your blood pressure, a major risk factor for many serious diseases, like heart disease, stroke, and kidney failure. But, how much is “too much” when it comes to sodium consumption? The amount might surprise you, as well as how […]