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25 02, 2020

Good Grains

By |2020-02-26T17:11:50-05:00February 25th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Family, Food Facts, Health Professionals, Wellness|Comments Off on Good Grains

Fiber can help with digestive health, blood sugar control, and in reducing cholesterol. Did you know that grain foods offer a significant amount of fiber to a healthy diet? This is one reason they should be included in your diet along with other fiber sources (fruits, vegetables, beans [...]

7 02, 2020

A New View on Cereal

By |2020-02-19T21:00:42-05:00February 7th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Wellness|1 Comment

Some of the information in this post was inspired by an educational session sponsored by General Mills but the opinions are my own, and I was not paid for this post. According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2015-2016, cereal is the number one breakfast food [...]

27 12, 2019

2020 Here We Come – Start the New Year with Kindness

By |2019-12-27T09:59:35-05:00December 27th, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Family, Just for Fun, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on 2020 Here We Come – Start the New Year with Kindness

As you consider dietary or fitness goals for 2020: Well, if you've turned on the television, you've seen the weight loss commercials already. I don't know about you, but I'm still enjoying some special foods from the holidays and celebrating my friends and family for a few more [...]

23 09, 2019

Choosing Fruits and Vegetables

By |2019-09-24T12:42:39-04:00September 23rd, 2019|Family, Food Facts, Wellness|3 Comments

September is National Fruit and Veggie Month - a time celebrate all things fruits and vegetables and encourage consumers to eat more of them every day. Are you avoiding some fruits and vegetables based on how they were farmed? Do you know the difference between conventional and organic [...]