• January 31, 2015

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Workers Say a Good Cup of Coffee Can Make Entire Workday Better

(NewsUSA) - If you want to make your workday a bit better, just turn to coffee. That's according to a survey where coffee was identified as key to securing some of offices' best business deals, improving networking and giving office workers a feeling of being at their best.

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Wednesday 01/28/2015
Fresh Fruit Delivers Fun and Nutrition
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 2:32 am

(NewsUSA) - It's a fact. When you give kids a chance to create their own meals, they're more likely to eat them. It's also true that kids don't often make the wisest choices. That's why parents are grateful for fruit. Naturally delicious and notoriously healthy, fresh fruit is the perfect ingredient for getting kids to the table. It's a smart food that tastes like a treat.

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Win big by losing calories on game day
Posted: January 28, 2015

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Tuesday 01/27/2015
10 tips for a healthy start in 2015
Posted: January 27, 2015

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Monday 01/26/2015
Chase Away Winter Chills with Meals From Your Pantry
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) There's nothing quite like a hearty, homemade meal to help warm up those cold winter nights. And with a well-stocked pantry - or "Cantry" - delicious meals, like Turkey Green Bean Chili and Home-Style Chicken Pot Pie, are just a few cans away.

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Unlocking Sprouted Grains
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) Sprouted grains have been popular among health food junkies for years, but they've only recently hit the mainstream, popping up everywhere from breads and cereals to restaurant menus. This hot new healthy ingredient has loads of nutritional benefits and is increasingly easy to find. But what exactly are sprouted grains?

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Food Allergies Can Cause Nutrition Gaps
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) The first mission in creating safe meals for children with food allergies is avoiding the offending ingredient. But there can be a downside to diets that miss out on the nutritional value found in foods kicked off the menu, according to Carolyn O’Neil, a registered dietitian and nutrition advisor to Best Food Facts.

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All the Lean Ways to Love Pork
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) As new food and health trends appear across the country, pork makes the list as not only a delicious menu choice, but one that is both lean and versatile. With so many cuts to choose from, pork makes it easy to explore new flavors while staying on track with a health-conscious diet. Here are some simple tips to be mindful of when planning your next menu:  

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Show Off Your Sweet Side This Valentine's Day
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 2:32 am

(Family Features) Treat family, friends and co-workers to something they will all love this Valentine's Day by making easy and impressive cookies. Start with your favorite roll-out cookie recipe or simply dress up store-bought ones by adding some simple details with icing. 

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Grass fire near Nolanville
Posted: January 30, 2015

Nolanville firefighters responded to a grass fire near the Pleasant Hill Cemetery at 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

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Belton council approves land purchase for water tank
Posted: January 30, 2015

BELTON — The City Council unanimously approved spending about $126,000 from the city’s water and sewer fund to purchase about 5 acres of land for a new 1 million-gallon water storage tank.

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