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Mike Hesch eats carrots. And Brussels sprouts. And sweet potatoes. In fact, Mike is very eloquent about his newfound love for vegetables. Eating well is just one of the elements of Mike’s healthy lifestyle, which involves a three-pronged approach: nutrition, exercise and stress reduction.
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.
Watermelon is a staple at many summertime picnics and gatherings around the country. While most people agree watermelon tastes good, a majority are unaware of the many health benefits this wonderful fruit contains.
Weight loss can be a challenging, overwhelming process. In many cases, it is difficult to know where — and how — to start. Try these two simple ways to lose weight.
Some days feel like a sprint; others, a marathon. Here’s an easy breakfast recipe to fuel your day.
It’s easy to get into a rut with the foods we eat. Challenge your family to discover new vegetables this summer.
Kale is not a new vegetable, but you may have just started hearing more about it. It’s popular in northern Europe and now throughout the U.S. During the Middle Ages, kale was planted and used to feed humans and livestock.
A gluten-free diet helps manage symptoms of celiac disease and other medical conditions associated with gluten. It's important to know how it can affect your overall nutritional needs.
As a nutritionist, I often answer questions from patients looking to know more about probiotics and their publicized health benefits. While medical science works to further understand the role the human microbiome plays in our daily health, there are a few questions we can shed some light on to help you gain a better understanding of probiotics.
You have a lot to do each week so let us handle one thing on your list: your dinner plan. Here's five healthy, quick recipes your family will love.
Most of us grocery shop in the center aisles, when we really should mainly be shopping in the outside perimeters. This is where you’ll find the freshest foods, including produce, meat and dairy.
Even though shopping the perimeter of the grocery store is the best place to get nutritious foods, sometimes you need cereal, canned foods or peanut butter. Know what to look for on the packages before you put those items in your cart.