You can save money if you know what to look for at the grocery store. Consider these tips and remember to stick with your shopping list, too.
Watch for added salt or sugar in canned and frozen vegetables or fruits.
Eating a diet with plenty of colorful fruits and vegetables helps prevent heart disease and cancer and helps us maintain a healthy weight. Some fruits and vegetables may help prevent certain diseases, too.
My kids do not eat vegetables very well. I read something about chopping up vegetables and sneaking them into food such as spaghetti sauce. Is that a good idea?
Most people have favorite recipes that appear on their menus again and again. Maybe some of the recipes call for lots of added fat. Maybe others taste a little salty. Is now the time to do some recipe makeovers?
My 5-year-old daughter is a picky eater, especially when it comes to fruits and vegetables. My other three kids are good eaters. What can I do?
Your food and fitness choices make a difference for the health of your heart. When shopping, choose economical, healthful foods that are easy on your budget-and your heart.
Are baby carrots very nutritious? I noticed that my baby carrots have a light white coating after I open the bag. Are they safe to eat?
I saw a heart on an oatmeal box and a heart health claim on the label. Why is oatmeal so heart healthy?
Have you done an inventory of the foods you have on hand? The new year is a good time to check your refrigerator, freezer, and cupboards. To avoid wasting valuable food, plan menus that make use of the food you have.