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Adding more fruits and vegetables to your daily diet is one way to reduce your risk of high blood pressure.
May 15, 2024

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a significant risk factor for heart disease. However, healthy lifestyle choices can reduce or eliminate your risk.

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Beginning and maintaining a healthy diet does not have to be complicated. Following these simple tips can help.
April 16, 2024

While there can be many barriers to healthier eating, getting the proper nutrition is not overly complicated. Start with these basic tips to help you start and maintain a healthier diet.

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The National Nutrition Month theme "Beyond the Table" encourages people to think about nutrition from the standpoint of farm to fork.
March 13, 2024

This year’s theme for National Nutrition Month inspires us to look “Beyond the Table” when thinking about our health and the environment. Check out Qula's tips for being mindful as we buy and consume foods.

Success Stories

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Volume 10 Number 1

You don’t have to have diabetes to benefit from the principles of the Dining with Diabetes (DWD) program.

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Volume 9 Number 2

Rev. Dr. Manney Murphy has known for years that serving his community is his calling. Even after years of making a difference in Warren County, Murphy recently felt led to return to his father’s hometown of Yazoo City. Now, he’s working to change how Mississippians of all ages in the Delta are accessing and receiving healthcare.

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Volume 8 Number 3

Kendra McGregory, a Houston, Mississippi, fourth grader, attended the program for the first time in 2021.

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