February 26th, 2024

Jennifer Hunt, RDN, LD

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Jennifer Hunt, RDN, LD is a nutrition communications dietitian whose joy and passion is to empower women to live healthy, balanced lives that are fulfilling and free of guilt and shame. She loves sharing real-life strategies to choosing nourishing foods, fitting in fitness and looking beyond the mirror. Jennifer enjoys encouraging women on her blog, Healthy Inspiration, taking walks with her daughter, cooking with her husband and trying out different kinds of physical activity.

Exclusive articles:

Good Health Cooking: Fudgy Chocolate Hummus

Looking for the perfect, chocolatey snack that's good for you too? Follow along with this video recipe for Fudgy Chocolate Hummus and enjoy!

Eating When We’re Not Hungry: Is the Pantry or Jesus Calling Your Name?

We often find ourselves eating when we're not hungry, especially as many shelter-in-place. But, is that tug you feel your pantry or Jesus calling you?

Healthy Family: What to Do When Your Partner Doesn’t Want to Eat Like You

We all want a healthy family, but what do you do when your spouse doesn't like the same foods you do? Try these tips for peace and love at mealtime.

Good Health Cooking: Blueberry Beet Smoothie

Boost your immune system, tantalize your taste buds, and get some extra servings of fruit and veggies in this sweet and creamy Blueberry Beet Smoothie.

The Truth About Fruit: Should You Avoid High Glycemic Fruit?

Are some fruits bad for your health, and others good? Read the truth about high glycemic fruit and how to enjoy fruit for healthy eating and living.

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Pandemic Restrictions Had No Lasting Effect on Churches, Study Finds

Even in states where regulations were severe, most congregations moved on quickly. Jeff Schoch was ready to be done with COVID-19 health safety regulations. Like most ministers in the US, the pastor of Crossroads Bible Church in San Jose, California, did his best to comply with the many pandemic rules imposed by state and local governments. But as soon as they were lifted, he wanted to put them all behind him. He quickly tore down the state-mandated signs about social distancing, hand washing, and masks. “I got rid of every visual reminder in the church,” Schoch told CT. “I was anxious, personally, to make that a memory.” Across the country, Protestant congregations are dealing with the long-term impacts of the pandemic. A new, extensive study by Arbor Research Group and ChurchSalary, a ministry of Christianity Today, found that a lot of pastors are still in crisis. Some furloughed staff members haven’t gone back to work. And even when attendance numbers have rebounded, there are still people missing from many congregations. Christian leaders will likely be grappling with the fallout from COVID-19 for years to come. But, surprisingly, state-level pandemic restrictions had no measurable, lasting impact on American churches. Even in places like San Jose—where the county government imposed some of the strictest rules in the country, the restrictions changed frequently, and authorities aggressively went after churches they said failed to comply—pastors like Schoch were able to just move on. The data doesn’t show any adverse effects from the government regulations. Eric Shieh, a research consultant for Arbor Research, said that surprised him. “You would think that the restrictions made things tougher for churches. They didn’t meet as much, and so you’d ...Continue reading...
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