Nutrition and brain health

By Regina Contini, OSU Dietetic Intern What motivates your food choices? If you are like most, you would say you choose the foods you choose because of taste, calories, convenience and because you want to be healthy.  Brain health isn’t usually a top reason, but perhaps it should be.  Whether or not we realize it, […]

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Talking about Healthy Relationships Helps Prevent Teen Dating Violence

By Emily Fanjoy, Safer Futures Project Coordinator, Tillamook County Women’s Resource Center, emily@tcwrc.net  February is focused on healthy teen relationships to prevent Teen Dating Violence. Parents, educators, coaches, medical providers, church and community groups, and teens themselves can all have a positive impact on reducing teen dating violence when they educate themselves about the dynamics […]

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Orange you glad it’s January?

by Jessica Linnell, PhD, OSU Extension Family and Community Health Oranges are in season!  Eating these nutrient-rich fruits can help brighten snacks and meals during cold winter months.  Oranges are at their peak during the months of January, February, and March so now is the best time to enjoy them. It is estimated that oranges […]

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Eating Well for Moving Well

by Jessica Linnell, PhD, and Anne Goetze, RDN Eating well and moving well are themes for the Year of Wellness in 2017, so we want to share some tips for eating well and moving well.  Whether you are a man or woman, young or old, strong bones are needed to have an active lifestyle.  There […]

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Join Us for the Year of Wellness 2017

By Michelle Jenck, YOW Coordinator We are excited to share health and wellness news with our community through this monthly column and thank the Headlight-Herald for the opportunity.  By now, you have probably heard of the Year of Wellness, or YOW, and maybe even participated by attending community events or by using our wellness tracking […]

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Wishing you a New Year’s filled with tangerines

by Dana Zia, The Golightly Gourmet Happy New Year’s! Here we go again as the great wheel of time turns into a new year. With the turning of time comes changes and change is something that we can accept gracefully or hang on till the bitter end when we get bucked off.  This last year […]

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A Jolly and Easy Christmas Morning Breakfast

By Dana Zia, The Golightly Gourmet   “Christmas itself may be called into question, if carried so far it creates indigestion.” Ralph Bergengren Christmas morning. Those two words conjure visions of colorful wisps of wrapping paper and lost instructions to the latest digital family member. There is also the vision of the Christmas breakfast that […]

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