Keep Super Bowl Parties Safe
February 1, 2016
Next Sunday is Super Bowl Sunday. According to the USDA, it is the second highest day of food consumption in the United States after Thanksgiving.
Fueling For Fitness: Choosing the Right Foods
January 27, 2016
It's the time of year when many adults renew efforts to be more active. Choosing the right types of foods will help you to feel energized and at your best for exercise and everyday activities.
What’s New in the Recently Released 2015 Dietary Guidelines?
January 25, 2016
Every five years the USDA and the Department of Health and Human Services update the dietary advice provided to Americans based on research accumulated during the past five years. The latest version was released on January 7 as the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines.
It’s Not Too Late to Make a New Year’s Resolution Worth Keeping
January 13, 2016
It’s now mid- January and the holiday activities are over. Perhaps a few weeks ago you decided to make some New Year’s resolutions. Millions of Americans make resolutions each year. The most popular resolutions include starting an exercise program, eating better and reducing the consumption of alcohol, tobacco, caffeine or other drugs. According to research conducted by Psychology Central, 75% of people who make resolutions fail in their first attempts, and most of these people, 67%, make more than one resolution.
Soup: Good for the Heart, Soul and Wallet
January 12, 2016
Research validates what our mothers have always known. Soup—chicken soup, to be precise—makes us feel better when we are not feeling well. Soup has other great qualities too; it is a quick and easy comfort food, good for our health (heart and soul) and economical.