This blog is written by our staff who live throughout the State of Maine. They write tips for shopping, cooking, and eating healthy on a budget.

Whether you are from Kittery, Fort Kent, or anywhere in between, we hope that you will find something useful to help you and your family live healthier lifestyles.

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Tagged: health

Low-Cost, Healthy Summer Activities for the Family

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The days are longer and our moods seem brighter. For many of us, that’s reason enough to gather our families and do something fun. Here are some low-cost, healthy activities to try this summer. Have a picnic at a local park or in your backyard Pack a healthy lunch for the family, some cold water,… Read more »

Water: The Classic Beverage for Summer

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People cannot live on bread alone – we need water too! Water is a vital nutrient during the summer because it acts as the body’s coolant. So stay hydrated with water! Water should be a top priority because it is needed for temperature control, digestion, bringing energy into the cells and helping waste products out…. Read more »