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Food journal

What is self-monitoring? Self-monitoring is when you write down what you eat and how much exercise you do. Self-monitoring helps you be more aware of your behaviors and see where you might need to make changes to improve your health. For example, if you write what you eat down for…
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Recipe: Mango Berry Rotini Salad

mango berry salad

Mango, berries, spinach, and feta cheese make for a colorful twist on pasta salad, with the perfect balance of sweet and tangy. Ingredients 1 cup (4 oz) whole-wheat rotini pasta, uncooked 1 ripe mango 1 cup raspberries 1 cup blueberries 2 cups Fresh Baby Spinach 1/2 cup reduced-fat feta cheese   For the vinaigrette: 3 tablespoons extra…
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Go: Ga State Park Clubs & Rewards

Love a challenge? Georgia State Parks have four “clubs” that encourage you to get out and explore while checking off a list. Take on these quests at your own pace; there’s no time limit. New for 2019!  Get your club t-shirt when you join, so you can wear it while exploring. After turning…
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Recipe: Winter Crisp

We have a feeling this recipe will hit the spot for most our readers. On a week with projected snow, a warm treat is just the thing to keep our spirits up. We like this dessert because it’s low in fat and contains ingredients that sweeten the treat without hiking…
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Rainy Day Walking

Does this rainy weather have you down? Finding it tough to get motivated to get those steps in? A few of our loyal Walk Georgia advocates took over a conference room during lunch this week so we could continue to walk and avoid the weather. Think about places that may…
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Go: Beaver Trail Hike at Magnolia Springs

Saturdays: Jan. 5, Jan. 19, Feb. 2 and Feb. 16, from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Join a park ranger for an easy 1-mile hike on the beautiful Beaver Trail and learn about native flora and fauna of the park. Bring walking shoes and water. Meet at the Beaver Trail entrance…
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Recipe: White Chili

Chicken and White Bean Chili

This white chili recipe is the perfect way to warm up a cold, rainy winter day. It uses chicken, which is Georgia’s largest agricultural commodity, with a $4.4 billion dollar value. Ingredients  Yield: 10 servings 4 cups white beans (cooked, see recipe) 1 tbsp oil oil 2 red peppers, chopped…
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