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Reconnecting: The Importance of Family Meals
With more activities, more commitments, and limited time, family mealtime has significantly declined over the last 30 years despite the impressive benefits of sitting together as a group and preparing meals together. Family meals allow parents and children to reconnect...
The Health Benefits of Herbs and Spices
Historically, herbs and spices have been used both for their culinary capabilities and as traditional medicines. Now modern science has shown they offer several health benefits, making them true food as medicine. Whether you dust your stew with turmeric, sprinkle...
Vegan Oil-Free Diets – What You Need to Know
  If you follow the latest nutrition trends spouted by wellness influencers on social media, you may have recently heard of the Vegan Oil-Free Diet (VOFD). In a world where high-fat ketogenic diets seem to be all the rage, you...
The Dirty Dozen - Top Produce to Buy Organic
Whether you are concerned about budget, or the amount pesticides on your food, we'll expose which foods you should buy organically, if possible, as well as foods that usually have lower pesticides, organic or non-organic.
10 Tips for a Long, Healthy Life
There is no doubt you’ve heard some pitch about the best diet to eat many times already this year.  Chances are you’re even one of the 45 million of Americans who have already tried to tackle a new diet (or...
Preventing Heart Disease
The body is an intricate combination of systems that keep the body functioning. As we age these systems naturally deteriorate and make us more susceptible to diseases. Lifestyle and diet have an impact on the body. We are going to...
Are Canned Foods Nutritious?
If you know anything about N4L, it’s that we love our ultra-fresh produce. So much so that we have an entire page dedicated to our sustainable farming practices! But do you want to know a secret? We use canned goods...
How to Raise Healthy Eaters
As an adult, there are countless factors that contribute to daily stress; going to work, paying bills, finding time to exercise, and more. For parents, however, the hardest part of the day can be ensuring that kids are getting the...
10 Ways to Get Healthier without Dieting
The New Year brings about a time when people want to make healthy changes in their lives. At N4L, we always support people wanting to take their first step on their health journey. In fact, we have a blog all...
Setting Goals for the New Year
Welcome to 2022 everyone! We here at N4L are excited to see what this new year holds for us, both as individuals and as a company. We’ve been thinking about our new year’s resolutions, the goals that we want to...
Building a Healthy Community
If you can somehow believe it, we’ve made it to the last week of 2021. We here at N4L have spent the last several weeks spending time with family and friends, reminiscing on the year while also looking forward to...
Cookie Swaps in 2021
Cookie exchange parties (or “cookie swaps”) are a long-standing holiday tradition for many people, but the COVID-19 pandemic made gathering in large groups unsafe. As vaccination rates rise and social distancing regulations are relaxed, we may be able to meet...
Holiday Gift Guide
Let’s face it, this year has been busy. You may have been so busy in fact that you’re still not done with your holiday shopping! What do you get someone to show that you truly care about them? There’s no...
Happy and Healthy Holidays
One of our company goals has always been to have an impact on our local community, just as we do nationally with our meal kits. As part of this, we provide free nutrition services to many populations in New Jersey....
Getting a Jump on Healthy Habits
Each year, the New Year brings about conversations of resolutions and setting new goals. It is a time to start fresh, and adopt the ‘new year, new me’ mentality. However, studies suggest that two-thirds of people abandon their New Year’s...
Gratitude
Becoming a healthier you is not only about eating nutritious food and moving throughout the day. Expressing positive affirmations, getting involved in your community, managing stress, and finding your self-purpose are all important components of health. One thing that all...
Diabetes Awareness
Diabetes is one of the most prevalent health conditions in the United States; it’s likely that you know someone whose life has been affected by it. Diabetes is a chronic health condition that affects how the body produces or responds...
World Kindness Day 2021
Last year we published a blog about how Nutrition for Longevity is committed to fighting hunger all across the globe as part of World Kindness Day. World Kindness Day is one of our favorite global holidays because it is a day dedicated...
Sodium and Health
You may have had friends, content creators, or even healthcare providers mention the importance of managing your sodium intake, but what’s all the fuss about? Let’s talk about the role sodium plays in the diet and your health, and how...
How to: Keep Your Produce Fresh
There is nothing better than fresh, crisp produce. And there is nothing more discouraging than having it spoil before you are able to enjoy it. It’s no surprise only 1 in 10 Americans eats the recommended amount of fruits and...
Healthy Tailgating
With the fall season comes tailgating season; a time for family, friends, food, and sports. Tailgating has become a major part of our culture and certain foods are associated with the tradition. Classic tailgate foods include burgers and hot dogs,...