Category Archives: Healthy Living

Summer foods for healthy vision

When summer arrives, so do all the wonderful fruits and vegetables in season. For your vision health, and overall health, fruits and vegetables are, of course, the foundation. As your vision benefits provider, we put together some summer food recommendations for … Continue reading

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Party Snacks for Your Vision and Dental Health

If you’re hosting an awards show party or throwing a game-day bash, try these foods for healthy teeth and eyes. Reconsider the trend and try something new Rosé, champagne and prosecco may be a trendy choice and a fun idea … Continue reading

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Oral and Vision Health Concerns for Older Adults

As you age, your dental and vision health are just as important as was when you were a kid. So while the healthy routines are the same – brushing twice a day, flossing, visiting your eye doctor and dentist, and … Continue reading

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How to Enjoy Hockey without Hurting Your Smile

Any hockey fans out there? Earlier this week, the St. Louis Blues had a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks at Busch Stadium during the Winter Classic 2017. It was a big game for several reasons: The 2016-’17 season marks … Continue reading

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How to Make 2017 a Happy and Healthy Year

Ask yourself this question: How can you make 2017 the best year it can be? Yes, the following statistics from this Forbes article might be enough to push us away: Close to half of Americans make New Year’s resolutions. Only about … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free, Refined Sugar-Free Mini Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Ingredients: CUPCAKES 1/3 pound carrots, peeled and cut into chunks plus 3 tablespoons water 1/3 teaspoon salt 1 cup almond flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/3 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 3 tablespoons maple … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday Recipe: Barcelona Hot Chocolate

Ingredients 2/3 cup boiling water 2 ounces good-quality dark or bittersweet (60 to 70 percent cocoa) chocolate, finely chopped 1 1/3 cups 1% low-fat milk 1 cup brewed espresso or strong coffee 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 cup packed … Continue reading

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