Wanting to participate in "Dine In Day" on December 3rd, but have no idea how to get started? Check out these helpful ideas for sharing a meal at home with friends and family.
Do you have problems getting everyone all together to enjoy a family meal? Make a plan to "Dine In" on December 3rd!
USDA ensures that our turkeys are safe but home cooks need to do their part too.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner. It’s time to begin making preparations if you haven’t already done so...
While sprouted whole grains are an ancient food, the benefits of the cereal sprouts have only begun to be marketed to the public at large. What are the benefits and the risks involved in consuming these newly popular relics of ancient cuisine?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 90% of children in the United States ages 6-18 years eat too much sodium daily.
The recent research summary by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer research agency of the World Health Organization, has caused much discussion and confusion on consuming meats, processed meats, and cancer risk. Dietary patterns and lifestyle are important considerations in this discussion.
Do you want to lose weight, get healthier, and look great faster and easier than ever? Before buying books and products on diets that are promoted, you will first want to read this article, depicting the good and bad of some fad diets.
As the open enrollment period for insurance plans start, millions of consumers will make decisions about purchasing health insurance for 2016.
Tips to help you become more informed about health insurance
Did you purchase health insurance through The Marketplace (healthcare.gov) and received the premium tax credit (PTC) to help pay your monthly premium? If you have any of the changes listed below, you should report them to healthcare.gov now.
The stores are stocked with lots of Halloween candy...
Ah Choo… and the sounds have begun. People are sneezing, coughing and beginning to miss work. Grouping children together in a classroom may spread germs and get children sick. Adults catch it from their kids and the flu season is back! What can you do? Here are a few tips.
Deep orange vegetables are the perfect complement to fall meals...
There is a powerhouse of flavor and nutrition sitting in the fresh produce section of your local supermarket.
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!