Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

5 Brunch Cocktails With Healthy Ingredients

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5 Brunch Cocktails With Healthy Ingredients

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Brunch offers the perfect opportunity to mix up healthy drink concoctions and celebrate the weekend with friends and. From nutrient-rich smoothies and organic teas to refreshing coolers and brunch classics, slide an umbrella into any of the brunch cocktails on the following slides, and you’ll be getting tons of healthy nutrients in your drink. All of the drinks can be enjoyed alcohol-free if desired.

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May 1, 2014 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , , , | Leave a comment

The 12 Worst Foods for Appetite Control

appetitePublished April 2014: Livestrong.com

The 12 Worst Foods for Appetite Control

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When you’re hungry and in a rush, a bagel, protein bar or handful of cereal might be convenient, but it’s a short-term fix. “If you eat these foods when you are hungry, you may have a burst of energy at first, but after the sugar high, your blood sugar will plummet and send you looking for another snack.” says Bridget Swinney, a Texas-based registered dietitian and the author of Eating Expectantly: The Practical and Tasty Guide to Prenatal Nutrition. From pasta and microwave meals, to chips and juice, find out which foods are the worst for appetite control.

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April 20, 2014 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , | Leave a comment

15 Best Foods For Your Heart

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15 Best Foods For Your Heart

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In a fast-paced world where convenience trumps (more time- and labor-intensive) healthy home cooking, the battle is on to protect your heart. The food choices you make can drastically affect your heart health, energy and appetite control. Keep your heart in tip-top shape with choices that are tasty, healthy and convenient for the entire family. From berries and nuts to fish and leafy greens, find out which foods are best for your heart. Continue reading

February 11, 2014 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , , , | 1 Comment