Helpful advice on how to avoid overeating and overspending this holiday season.
I always seem to cook the same meals at home. When I am at the grocery store, I forget what I have at home, and I bring home more of the same foods! Can you help?
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I am commonly asked, how do I prevent getting seed potatoes with herbicide damage? In this article I will address some measures to identify and avoid seed potatoes with herbicide residues.
Have you ever had beans and rice at a Mexican restaurant? Rice and beans often are paired together on menus because they form a “complete protein” with all the amino acids (protein building blocks) your body needs for good nutrition.
What is the difference between white and brown rice besides the color? How do I prepare it?
In this short tutorial, Becky tells us a few tips on purchasing beans, then takes us to the kitchen to show us how to prepare beans for cooking.
A good article from The Packer on how red potatoes are being utilized more in food services and as a fresh potato.
We live next to a park with some old playground equipment. I'm wondering if it's safe for my kids to play on. What should I look for?
My 13-year-old daughter wants to participate in a 5K run with me. Neither of us has run more than one mile at a time. How should we prepare?
Should kids perform resistance (weight) training?
My daughter gets very upset when her team loses a game. How can I help her roll with the wins and the losses?
Sports are so competitive. I'm trying to find some noncompetitive activities for my son to encourage him to be active throughout his life. Do you have any ideas?
We are planning to get a dog. We have two children in elementary school. We have a large backyard and live in a neighborhood with walking trails. How should you decide on the type of dog to adopt?
Every year, I seem to put on more weight. I am 5 feet 8 inches tall and today's weight was 204 pounds. I feel miserable. Every Monday morning, I start a new diet. I try so hard, but by Tuesday at noon, I am so hungry that I eat everything in sight. I have tried the Acai Berry Diet, Atkins, South Beach, Fit for Life, Cabbage Soup Diet and probably several more that I can't remember right now. I even looked at the Tapeworm Diet but am nervous about trying it. I feel awful about myself; my clothes are too tight. My husband doesn't say anything, but her sure raises his eyebrows a lot! Am I destined to be obese the rest of my life? What can I do?
My nephew Nick has a peanut allergy, so he cannot have peanut butter. Is food allergy the same as food intolerance? What would be some alternate snacks for him.