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River Mill Park Now Open in Occoquan

River Mill Park became a reality this past weekend with its grand opening at the site of the old River Station water treatment plant on the Occoquan River. 158 more words

Egg & Pregnancy

Eggs are an excellent source of choline, a little-known but essential nutrient that contributes to fetal brain development and helps prevent birth defects. The National Academy of Sciences recommends increased choline intake for pregnant and breastfeeding women. 158 more words

Cut Out Thoughts of Cutting Carbs

With a vast amount of misinformation about carbohydrates on the internet, you may believe that cutting out bread and pasta from your diet is a smart choice. 207 more words

FDA Changes to Nutrition Labeling and How to Understand Them

In the past 20 years, both our diets and measurements of nutrition have significantly changed. As a result, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced some major modifications to the Nutrition Facts Panel label to reflect these changes. 261 more words

Reheat your Pasta Leftovers to Help Control Weight

Great news, pasta lovers – reheating your leftover pasta is not only an easy means to a delicious and healthy meal, but it can also help you control weight. 177 more words


Gluten is a protein found in wheat and related grains in the wheat family like barley, rye, spelt, faro and bulgur.  Foods made from wheat such as breads, cereals and pasta, contain gluten.  119 more words


Words will never suffice how important it is to have family. My kids mean the world to me. Setting an example for them is more important than anything that I do for anybody in this world. 23 more words

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