Fall Allergies

DID YOU KNOW…Ragweed pollen (one of the season’s most notorious allergy triggers) has been found 400 miles out at sea? You can’t hide, but you can limit your exposure during peak pollen season, and treat your more severe symptoms with simple remedies & OTC supplements.


Eating for Health

Eating HealthyHow many of these recommended practices are part of your diet? Small regular changes to your eating habits can have a big impact on your overall health.

  • Eat at least half of all grains as whole grains.

  • Add dark-green, red, and orange vegetables to main and side dishes.

  • Use dark leafy greens to make salads.

  • Beans and peas are a great source of fiber. Add beans or peas to salads, soups, side dishes, or serve as a main dish.

  • Use fruit as snacks, salads, or desserts.

  • Drink fat-free (skim) or low-fat (1%) milk. Choose fat-free or low-fat milk or yogurt more often than cheese.

  • Eat seafood in place of meat or poultry twice a week.

  • Use vegetable oils rather than solid fats. Choose soft margarines with zero trans fats.