Do you have a picky eater in your family? Often children go through periods of being particular about what they eat.
Winter squash is a perfect complement to autumn meals. It’s delicious, nutritious and versatile! Winter squash is an excellent source of beta-carotene, a precursor to vitamin A, and a good source of fiber and vitamin C.
Stuck in a rut with your meals? Try some pulses- legumes (beans) and lentils to shake up your meal planning. They pack powerful protein, fiber and more nutrients for little cost.
Since it’s early in the school year, it’s the perfect time to remind teachers, parents and students about preventing illness.
While cooler days are coming in the next few weeks, warm weather will still be around. So remember to stay well hydrated as you enjoy outdoor activities this time of year!
Packing lunches can be a real chore for a tired mom or dad. If your child attends a public school, the National School Lunch guidelines help cafeteria employees to plan lunches that are served at school. The National School Lunch Program is a federally assisted meal program operating in over 100,000 public and non-profit private schools.
Fermented foods provide beneficial microbes to support a healthy gut. Research conducted and published in leading medical journals suggest that the health of the stomach may play a major role in preventing or fighting diseases.
August is National Peach Month. Peaches are abundant locally, and are nutritious, delicious, and versatile...
Whether it's hiding in a corner of the office break room or college dorm room, a mini fridge is very useful. However, sometimes it holds more calories than you may think! Here's some tasty, healthy ideas to makeover yours in no time!
Looking for some new gluten-free whole grains to try? Confused by all the different grains and "pseudo-grain" choices and how to prepare them? Learn five new ways to get your whole grains and the essential nutrition they provide.
It's blueberry season! Blueberries are a rich source of antioxidants- compounds that protect cells against damage by free radicals which can contribute to heart disease, cancer and other chronic diseases.
About 40 percent of the United States food supply or 1,500 calories per person per day goes uneaten. Discarded food in homes and foodservice accounts for a little more than half of this total food loss and is mostly avoidable. The remaining half is lost or wasted during food production.
People with Type 2 diabetes are frequently enticed into taking herbal or other supplements that claim to provide success with blood glucose control. Find out whether the science supports supplement and herbal therapies for diabetes.
Summer time is a great time for family road trips. It’s not always easy to eat healthy while on the road, but it can be done...