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13 01, 2021

Salads with Staying Power

By |2021-01-11T14:55:34-05:00January 13th, 2021|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Recipe, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Salads with Staying Power

If you are working on easy ways to improve your diet, adding more salads is a good option. Salads can be so versatile. They aren't just about lettuce, but are a canvas for lean protein, beans, nuts, seeds and other vegetables and fruits. Topping your salad with these [...]

7 08, 2020

Eggs, Cholesterol and Fat: Dietary Patterns and Lifecycle Nutrition

By |2020-08-07T15:29:21-04:00August 7th, 2020|Family, Family meals, Food Facts, Health Professionals, Recipe, Wellness|Comments Off on Eggs, Cholesterol and Fat: Dietary Patterns and Lifecycle Nutrition

Every five years, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) are updated. The process involves a first step where a committee of experts reviews the current guidelines, and the latest research about diet, nutrition and health, and then makes recommendations. This time around they really took a look at [...]

14 01, 2020

What the Cluck?

By |2020-01-14T20:39:37-05:00January 14th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Family meals, Food Facts, Wellness|Comments Off on What the Cluck?

Farm-raised. Cage-free. Hormone-free. What do all of those statement mean on a package of chicken or eggs? The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulates the language you see on food packaging. Sometimes it can be confusing for shoppers. Due to  consumer's desire to know how their food was [...]

27 10, 2016

Easy Overnight French Toast

By |2019-06-26T13:53:33-04:00October 27th, 2016|Easy Cooking, Family meals, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Easy Overnight French Toast

There is so much news out there about how you're supposed to eat right? It's mind boggling at times. You don't have to be a perfect eater to be a healthy eater. Simply strive to choose a variety of foods, eat your fruits and veggies, and take time to [...]

10 09, 2013

Energize your Morning with a Good Night’s Sleep and an Easy Breakfast

By |2013-09-10T08:00:00-04:00September 10th, 2013|Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Energize your Morning with a Good Night’s Sleep and an Easy Breakfast

Fall tends to be a high-energy time of year. Be ready for it by making sure you get enough sleep and start each day with breakfast! Everything seems to swing into gear in September with the start of a new school year. freedigitalphotos.com While sleep is [...]