After a prolonged delay, winter is finally here. Whether that is good or bad depends on your perspective. Some like the quiet blanket of snow outside their window...
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.
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.
This is the second column featuring the newly released 2015 New Dietary Guidelines. This focuses on saturated fats. The prior article discussed the new recommendations for added sugars.
While winter is not prime gardening season there are winter activities that impact the garden...
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.
Even though the temperature is below freezing and our landscapes look stark and lifeless, winter is the perfect time to walk your property and evaluate your trees' branch structure while the leaves are off the tree and not blocking your view to the interior of the canopy.
Just this past week, USDA and the US Department of Health and Human Services released the official 2015 Dietary Guidelines. These guidelines are based upon the most current research in nutrition and give guidance to meals that are served in child care centers, schools and active adult centers.
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.
Are you suffering from the post-holiday blues yet?
The beginning of the New Year is a good time to get organized...
Even though the temperatures in Northeastern Pennsylvania don’t really feel like winter yet, the days are shorter, plants are dormant and most of us are not out in the yard gardening...
January is National Oatmeal Month...
The winter temperatures in Northeastern Pennsylvania don’t really feel like gardening weather—the days are shorter,the wind is cold and plants are dormant. But this is one of the best times to start planning for Spring!
The pictures of tree fruit and berries in the nursery catalogs make my mouth water for the delicious sweet fruit.
This week many of us will be making New Year’s resolutions. While it’s good to set goals, often we fall short of following through on our resolutions.
There are still a few days left until Christmas, or longer if you follow the Orthodox calendar...
If you’re planning on traveling this holiday with perishable food in tow, remember to follow food safety rules to ensure the safe transporting of food.
A recent conversation about whether it was a tangerine, or a mandarin orange lead me to looking up some interesting facts about citrus fruits.
Now that the outdoor garden chores are completed for the year, we have some time to look at the big picture.