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26 01, 2021

Nutrition Tips for Teens and Young Adults

By |2021-04-21T11:57:03-04:00January 26th, 2021|Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Heart Disease, Recipe, Wellness|Comments Off on Nutrition Tips for Teens and Young Adults

According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the U.S. Department of Agriculture calls for a minimum intake of 1.5 cups of fruit and 2.5 cups of vegetables for girls 14 to 18 years old and 2 cups of fruit and 3 cups of vegetables for boys in that age group. [...]

9 03, 2017

The Power of Protein

By |2023-03-21T12:42:22-04:00March 9th, 2017|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Food Facts, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on The Power of Protein

I will be blogging this month about how you can incorporate beef into a healthy diet. These posts are sponsored by the Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative and the Pennsylvania Beef Council, but are expressions of my own. A balanced diet supports health. While everyone has a different opinion about [...]

29 09, 2016

Plan a Family Fun Day on Sunday

By |2019-06-26T13:53:47-04:00September 29th, 2016|Easy Cooking, Family meals, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Plan a Family Fun Day on Sunday

This is a guest post, written by Kimberly Bennett, a dietetic student with Eastern Michigan University. Let’s plan a family dinner!  Remember the good old days of Sunday dinners at grandma’s house? This is a great opportunity to return to the simpler times. Call up the brothers and [...]

31 07, 2013

Break the Fast for your Heart

By |2023-03-21T12:37:43-04:00July 31st, 2013|Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Break the Fast for your Heart

You have heard that "breakfast is the most important meal of the day" and it could be true. For one thing, breakfast does literally 'break the fast' of the 8-12 hour time that you may be sleeping and aren't eating. Secondly, breakfast is an opportunity to add important [...]