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Vitamin D has been considered an important nutrient for many years. Recently, there has been a lot of research into it due to its possible role in protecting people from the effects of COVID-19. 




How do we know if we are overtraining and what are the dangers associated with it?




Which type of yogurt is your family’s “go-to”? Even with so many flavor, texture and brand choices, one thing is clear – yogurt is good for you!




Is there anything more refreshing than the smell and taste of a freshly squeezed lemon? Used for everything from cooking to cleaning, lemons can also be used to give drinks more flavor. 




Crossroads YMCA and Franciscan Health Fitness Centers Schererville are excited to announce a collaboration between the two organizations to serve more families in Northwest Indiana. 




With hot weather here and everyone trying to spend more time outdoors before school starts, we felt it was a good time for a water safety reminder. 




The added sugars in the foods we are eating can turn a normally healthy food into a not so healthy food! Added sugars are different than sugars from fruits and dairy products, because added sugars are added to our food and come with calories, but minimal nutrition. The nutrition facts label is changing, and the new label will list total sugars and added sugars, so you know how much is natural versus added. 



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