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You want to eat healthy, but what does “healthy” on a package really mean? How many calories does an item labeled “calorie-free” have? Learn the meanings of common food package claims.
Is it a challenge for you to eat all five servings of fruits and vegetables every day? Learn how easy it is with this 1-2-3 plan.
Sugary drinks are everywhere and, even worse, can be quite tempting. They taste good, and our taste buds have been trained to love them. But they serve no nutritional value and can be detrimental to your health and waistline.
Energy drinks are a great way to get a blast of energy, but are you aware of what that extra caffeine is doing to your body? Maybe it’s time to rethink your caffeine drink.
When you walk into the produce section at the grocery store, you can see a rainbow of foods. Be adventurous; add variety of colors to your meals. Try adding something new into your favorite meals.
Your body needs fat to function. But not all fats are created equal.
With many of us in a hurry these days, finding the motivation to cook a healthy meal at home can be difficult. However, learning some shortcuts in the kitchen can prevent you from grabbing the first thing you see or going out for fast food.
When you pay attention to what you are eating and how you eat, it can not only improve your health, but also your mind.
Back-to-school time means parents back to packing school lunches. This year, take your inspiration from the fairground, and try layering foods on a wooden skewer.
People have their favorites when it comes to melon, and each variety of melon contains some great nutritional properties. Let’s focus on melons people are most familiar with: cantaloupe, honeydew and watermelon.
Many of us have great summer memories surrounding sweet corn. In the Midwest, when sweet corn is ready, our meals take on a different look as ears of corn make their way to our plates. But there’s more to corn than just the version on the cob.
While dietitians recommend most vitamins and minerals be obtained through food sources, this isn’t always possible. For example, if you don’t consume enough fruits, vegetables or other healthy foods, a multivitamin may be helpful.