Physical activity is important for children and adults of all ages. Being active as a family can benefit everyone. Adults need 2½ hours a week of physical activity, and children need 60 minutes a day. Follow these tips to add more activity to your family’s busy schedule.
Have you seen produce wash products and wonder, are they necessary? They add unnecessary dollars to the food bill.
Picky eaters don’t have to always be young; some picky eaters can be teenagers as well! Eating a variety of vegetables seems to be a challenge for some families. Vegetables provide vitamins and fiber and they are low in fat and salt. Here are a few tips of the trade to help vary those veggies for young fussy eaters—and they work for older ones too!
Can you and your family get in the spring spirit and try a new dark green vegetable?
One and two person households are the fastest growing segment of the population. Eating healthy is important; however, it sometimes can be a challenge to cook nutritious meals for only one or two people.
Have you ever wondered if there is anything that you can simply consume as part of your meals that will benefit your allergy symptoms?
Growing a garden can be very rewarding. Understanding how to properly prepare a garden is a very important part of growing safe produce.
With a few small recipe adaptations, honey can be used to replace some or all sugar in your baked goods.
Besides being green in color, what do Swiss chard, Lima beans and spinach have in common? The answer is they are all vegetables that contain a high amount of potassium.
Did you know sleep is as important to our health as diet and exercise? Find out why sleep is so important and ways to improve sleep habits.
With National Nutrition Month ending, we don’t want to forget the challenge of this year’s theme “Putting your best fork forward.” One great way to do just that is to cook at home. Our busy lifestyles may present challenges, but a well-stocked pantry makes putting a quick, simple, and delicious meal together easy to do!
When we think of heart health, we think of reducing sodium, eating less saturated fats, and exercising more. But do we ever think of eating more fish? If not, consider adding this important food to your menu!
March is National Nutrition Month and this year the theme is “Put Your Best Fork Forward!”
There is a bit of Irish in all of us! With spring just around the corner, it might be the time to energize and eat healthy! Can you and your family get in the Irish spirit and try a new dark green leafy vegetable? Like Collard Greens?
Herbs and spices, in flavorful combinations both new and traditional, offer the chance to add a new twist to the dishes prepared in your kitchen.
Whether your goal is to save time or money, eat nutritious foods, or maintain a healthy weight, packing your lunch will aid you with each of these.
The first step can be the hardest one to take. Here are some tips and information on the Everybody Walk PA program to help get you motivated for exercise.
Perhaps you have been thinking about going Mediterranean, with all the recent support for the healthfulness of this way of eating. It's not so difficult as you may think - try some of these tips to get started!
The fresh berries have diminished and the citrus fruits are starting to come into season. Citrus fruits include grapefruit, oranges, mandarin oranges, lemons, and limes. They are at their peak of availability during the winter season.