Why is fiber so important? How much do adults and kids need?
I use a lot of packaged foods such as rice or pasta mixes when serving my family dinner. I've heard they're often high in sodium. What could I use in place of these packaged side dishes that still have flavor and are not time-consuming to prepare?
We all “fast” for seven or more hours at night when we sleep. If you feel a little sluggish when you miss your morning meal, you have a good reason. You’re running your “engine” on empty. Eating breakfast restores your body’s supply of blood glucose, the brain’s main fuel source.
I always have the same thing for breakfast: a piece of toast and coffee. I’m usually hungry by 10 a.m., so I grab a candy bar from the machine at work. Do you have any ideas?
Are you eating the 3.5 to 4.5 cups of fruits and vegetables recommended daily for most people? Try having an apple and some baby carrots for a snack to boost your nutrition.
Let the changing colors of fall be a good reminder for your plate. Enjoy a wide variety of colorful fruits and vegetables.
I'm babysitting my granddaughter this summer. She asks me for fruit punch every day. Does it contain any fruit juice? What should I do?
I am suppose to take a calcium supplement because I have a milk allergy. I noticed some supplement labels say "calcium citrate" and others say "calcium carbonate." I'm not sure what kind to choose. Can you help?
Schools out! Scheduled milk breaks are over for most children during the summer months. Having milk with meals and/or regular milk breaks all year is a good plan for all of us. During June, National Dairy Month, consider the health benefits of dairy foods.
Oatmeal packages often have a picture of a heart on them or carry a health claim. That's because oatmeal is good for your health.