I went to a nutrition class and found out I should try to eat at least 4½ cups of fruits and vegetables a day. I usually only have a glass of fruit juice and some carrot sticks with my sandwich at lunch and corn for dinner. I have about 2 cups of fruits and vegetables per day. I could use some ideas!
These days, many of us get more salt than we need, and that’s not good for our hearts. Salt is made up of sodium and chloride. Diets with too much sodium can increase your risk of getting high blood pressure.
I just found out I have high blood pressure. My doctor said I need to cut back on my sodium. Do you have any ideas?
I have heard that sea salt and kosher salt contain less sodium then table salt. Is that true?
I have been packing sandwiches for lunch, by my lunches get boring after awhile. What can I do?
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?