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When life gets hectic, remember eating well can give you more energy, reduce stress and improve your immune system. Eating well can also decrease your chance of developing heart attack, stroke, type 2 diabetes and other chronic diseases as well as lower your blood pressure and help prevent some types of cancer. Make healthy choices for you and your family – one meal at time.

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14 common food package claims

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.

April 18, 2019

6 steps to enjoy Easter while managing weight

Are all the Easter goodies too tempting for your waistline? Hop to success with these six simple tips.

Elizabeth Lindsay By Elizabeth Lindsay April 16, 2019

Take control of how much you eat

You may be unsure of how much you should eat to lose weight, and understanding portions can be tricky. Use these comparisons to help judge a healthy portion.

April 9, 2019

1-2-3 approach to eating fruits and vegetables

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.

Pamela Franz, R.N. By Pamela Franz April 4, 2019

Are you consuming too much sugar?

The average American consumes 22 teaspoons — or 355 calories — of added sugar daily. How much is too much, and where can you find hidden sugar?

March 26, 2019

Rethink your drink: Beware of hidden sugar

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.

March 20, 2019

What are hidden sources of caffeine?

You probably know that coffee contains caffeine, but did you know that caffeine also can be found in other drinks, food and some medications?

March 19, 2019

Rethink your energy drink: Beware of extreme caffeine

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.

March 11, 2019

#newfoodchallenge: Eat a Rainbow of Produce

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.

March 4, 2019

Fat facts: Choose right for heart health

Your body needs fat to function. But not all fats are created equal.

January 24, 2019

Tips for healthy eating in a hurry

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.

Kristi Wempen RDN By Kristi Wempen December 20, 2018

Tips for staying on track during 'national eating season'

This time of year marks the beginning of what often is referred to as “national eating season” — the time between Halloween and New Year’s Day. You can stay in control. Here's how.

Pamela Franz, R.N. By Pamela Franz November 21, 2018