At this time of year, you may be enjoying fresh apples from a nearby tree or other fresh fruit available at your local farmers market or grocery store. Try these 10 tips from www.ChooseMyPlate.gov to help you eat more fruits.
At this time of the year, children are heading off to classrooms to learn new skills. We are never too old to learn new things. Learning new vegetable shopping and preparation skills may help us save money and include more veggies on our plate.
I keep hearing the message that we should manage our portion sizes. Is a portion size the same as a serving size?
Sometimes after a busy day, preparing a meal may seem like too much work. However, eating out can put a dent in your budget. These easy tips can help you put a meal on the table in minutes and save you money, too.
I’m trying to eat healthier, but I need some advice. I heard about MyPlate, but how do I make that work for me?
Nutrition advice has had a makeover. Instead of a pyramid, a plate now shows healthful eating recommendations for fruits, vegetables, grains, protein and dairy.
Spruce up your summer menus with a variety of salads.
Fruits and vegetables provide a wide range of essential vitamins, minerals and fiber. They are naturally low in calories. Eating more fruits and vegetables can help with weight management and can help reduce your risk of cancer and heart disease.
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.