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Complete Streets Ordinance – Passed !

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Celebrate with Us!   Healthy Savannah has partnered with Savannah Bicycle Campaign towards passing the Complete Streets ordinance. On Jan. 22, the Mayor and Aldermen…

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Make the Grade with School Breakfast

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By Savannah Berry, Dietetic Intern, Georgia Southern University National School Breakfast Week is March 2-6, 2015. School breakfast helps students get a successful start…

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There’s ‘Snow’ Better Weather for Making Healthy Changes

There’s ‘Snow’ Better Weather for Making Healthy Changes

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By Brittany Lightsey, M.S., R.D., L.D. It’s that time of year again – the season for resolutions. Gyms are jam-packed with people and pantries are…

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5 Tips to Stay on Track this Holiday Season

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By Brittany Lightsey, MS, RD, LD An average American gains 1-2 pounds over the holidays, which may not be as much as you might…

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Please Donate Your Gently Used Bikes!

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  New Standard Cycles thrives due to the donations that you make of your old bikes, bike parts and volunteer time. While we would…

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Revamping school celebrations – keeping health in mind

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Revamping school celebrations – keeping health in mind by Brittany Lightsey, M.S., R.D., L.D. By September, most students are getting into the swing of…

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Keeping Your Family at Hydration Station

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Water has no sugar! Drink up today. Summertime is hot, hot, hot, and as we sweat, we lose a lot of fluids.  It is important…

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WHY Get Active & Exercise

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What does the word EXERCISE bring to mind? Wikipedia says that exercise is “any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall…

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Exercise: How Much is Enough?

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The American Heart Association recommends engaging in exercise at least 150 minutes per week of moderate exercise or 75 minutes per week of vigorous…

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