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Fitness & Weight Management
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 make keeping your health on track quicker and easier and 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.
Having trouble figuring out which menu item is the healthiest option? Learn how new menu labeling rule can help.
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.
Distance running — a 10k, half marathon or full marathon — all are high-calorie-burning endurance events that require a solid nutrition plan. Depending on your body weight, the duration of the run and the intensity of your training schedule, you’ll need to adjust your nutrition plan or fuel accordingly
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.