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Tropicana Orange Juice and another $100 Visa Gift Card Giveaway

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This is a sponsored post from BlogHer and Tropicana.

Let’s face it, it’s tricky to keep the family healthy ALL the time.  We are constantly trying to stay on top of good health whether it’s running around outside, riding bikes or walking through Disneyland…often 🙂  There’s no secret, it’s a challenge, but we try to have fresh fruit and vegetables on hand so we can eat as much as possible.  It’s nice when there is so much goodness packed into orange juice like Tropicana, I know my kids are getting their fruit serving just by drinking a big glass of juice!

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  1. 1
    Regina says:

    We eat well and exercise. Boring, I know. 😉

  2. 2
    Lachelle B says:

    I try and have cut up veggies before dinner for the kids to snack on while I’m making dinner! It helps them get their veggies in and from bugging me while I’m cooking. 🙂

  3. 3
    Brandy says:

    Eat throughout the day in small quantities. You never feel starved and your body has a chance to digest as it goes.

  4. 4

    My family lives 2000 miles away, but I try to keep my roommates and myself healthy by cooking healthy, balanced meals, and always inviting them to come to the gym or running with me everyday. We are poor and in college though, so its a work in progress.. Haha 🙂

  5. 5
    corinne says:

    Don’t live with my family, but I make most of the stuff I eat from scratch (and try to make more yogurt and sandwich bread than chocolate coated donuts…), and I either bike or run every day.

  6. 6
    burghbaby says:

    I do what I can to eliminate ingredients that aren’t natural.

  7. 7

    I try to make as much food as possible completely from scratch. Even staples like bread often have HFCS in them, so I like to know exactly what is going in to everything we eat.

  8. 8
    Lindsay says:

    Eat well (lots of veggies and fruits) a majority of the time, exercise.. and I keep the house clean, but not crazy clean. Same with antibacterial hand stuff. You need to be exposed to SOME germs.

  9. 9

    We also drink LOTS of OJ, and take vitamin C. We also eat lots healthier in the sickly seasons and try to get plenty of sleep! 😉

  10. 10
    Callie says:

    I try to sneak in as many veggies as possible and opt for active recreation like walks in the evening.

  11. 11

    no processed food in our house. everything is made fresh.

  12. 12
    Emily says:

    I think my family keeps healthy with family meals and family exercise time. If the kids are out playing in the yard, I am too!

  13. 13
    Urban Wife says:

    Exercise, avoid processed foods, and avoid eating out.

  14. 14
    lori bunk says:

    vitamin D!!! we go outside whenever possible!

  15. 15
    verylazy says:

    Encouraging outdoor activity, hinge, biking, walking…trying to make exercise fun

  16. 16
    Jey says:

    We try to eat healthy by cooking with lots of vegetables and whole grains. And we try to snack on things like fruit and cheese instead of highly processed foods. 🙂

  17. 17
    Kimiko says:

    I usually try to incorporate vegetables into my dishes whenever I can! And I don’t keep a lot of over-processed snacks, or anything sugary/salty in the house. I try to keep things like fresh fruit, nuts, and natural popcorn available instead. Oh, and NO sodas!

  18. 18
    Amy says:

    Well, in our house, we believe that you are what you eat! I try my hardest to feed my family the healthiest foods I can…that includes grass-fed beef, organic milk and as much organic produce as we can afford.

  19. 19

    Awesome! My family LOVES OJ

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    Shannon W says:

    I’m training to run a 5K, and we visit the local farmer’s market every weekend to get fresh fruits and veggies to help us stay healthy each week! 🙂

  22. 22
    Lisa says:

    What do you do to keep your families healthy?

    My boyfriend and I love doing activities together like biking and hiking. Whenever we go on vacation we try to incorporate physical activity. For example, we spent a week in Arizona recently and while we indulged a bit on some local food (BBQ and Southwestern) we balanced it out with physical activity every day. We hike Sabino Canyon, Catalina State Park, I ran twice, swam in the nearby outdoor pool and he went golfing. It was a great way to enjoy “Treats” and not worry about being unhealthy!

  23. 23
    Lisa says:

    And I tweeted!

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    Carrie says:

    Lots of hand washing in the winter

  26. 26

    We try to make most of our meals at home that way we control what goes into them. And I’m so glad it’s spring and a lot of fresh fruits and vegetables will be in season soon!

  27. 27
    Chloe says:

    My roommate and I try to make more meals together than eating out. And to use veggies and herbs from our patio garden

  28. 28
    Kalyn says:

    Make lots of green smoothies!

  29. 29
    Jessica B says:

    We drink lots of green smoothies and use lots of hand sanitizer.

  30. 30
    Laura Lynn says:

    We drink more water and less pop. Also eating more fish now a days!

  31. 31
    Melinda says:

    I make sure we eat lots of fruits and veggies and always exercise at least 5 days a week! Moderation with desserts is key.

  32. 32
    Kati says:

    We try to play outside and getour exercise in while biking to the park. We also don’t buy many snack foods (chips, crackers, fruit snacks), just veggies and fruit so that those will be the snack!

  33. 33
    sophia says:

    I do try to encourage exercise, note the word encourage! 🙂

    And I try to cook healthy. Getting them to eat healthy is another story!

    I do try!

  34. 34
    Stefanie says:

    We participate in our local CSA program which helps me to incorporate more veggies into our diet. We also have a juicer that we use all the time which helps us get in those vitamins! 🙂

  35. 35

    I always make sure there are ton of fresh veggies incorporated in every meal…so far so good!

  36. 36
    Margaret says:

    I try to take my family on a walk after dinner.

  37. 37
    Kerri says:

    We try to walk the 1.5 miles each way to school, unless the weather is snowy.

  38. 38
    Laura says:

    To stay healthy, we prepare healthy homemade meals and snacks, or in other words, we eat REAL food! It’s not always convenient, but we definitely feel like it is worth the effort!

  39. 39
    Erica Tanner says:

    I keep fresh fruits and veggies in the house at all times for the GO TO snack items! We try to go to the gym 6 times a week, sometimes it is only 4-5 but that’s ok!

  40. 40
    Judy says:

    I try to feed them salads at least 5 times a week and sneak some kale into it!

  41. 41
    Karen says:

    We take multivitamins, lots of handwashing and fruits and veggies.

  42. 42

    We try to exercise. We like to eat, so we exercise to avoid having to diet too much!

  43. 43
    Amber says:

    I always make sure to include a vegetable with each meal. Favorite: broccoli!

  44. 44
    Kelly says:

    My favorite trick is to add spinach to everything I can think of – soups, pastas, scrambled eggs, stuffed chicken, and so much more!

  45. 45
    Daniella L says:

    For my family, I read food labels and try to buy organic/pesticide free when I can.

  46. 46
    Georgianna says:

    I make sure to cook for my parents. I like to use “faux” recipes like baked chicken instead of fried. They don’t even realize it most of the time!!

  47. 47

    Everynight when I am making dinner I place a plate of fresh cute veggies on the table for the kids to snack on! That way if they do fill up it’s at least on healthy things!

  48. 48
    Kate A. says:

    A few vegetarian meals each week and milk with dinner.

  49. 49
    Shelley says:

    We take lots of walks and bike rides!

  50. 50

    We try to eat “whole” as much as possible; exercise as much as we can; drink in moderation; always wear our seatbelts.

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