Do you and your family members eat enough fruits and veggies for good health? Most people need 1 1/2 to 2 cups of fruits and 2 1/2 to 3 cups of vegetables per day to meet the recommendations. Enjoy the taste of eating right during March, National Nutrition Month. Include a rainbow of fruits and vegetables on your menus. They're rich in vitamins, fiber, and antioxidants that promote good health.
What do the percentages (such as "90% lean") on ground beef packages mean? How can I use this information?
Learn what foods are heart-healthy and tips to add them to your everyday diet.
What do pizza, lasagna, tacos, kabobs and stir-fried vegetables have in common? They are favorite “American foods” that came from other cultures. In fact, many cultures use more fruits, vegetables, whole grains and beans, compared with the menus we usually have in the U.S. A healthful diet promotes good health! Consider these tips from www.choosemyplate.gov to add variety and flavor to your diet.
I know I should eat more fruits and vegetables. I like stir-fried vegetables and fruit kabobs, but fresh produce is so expensive where I live. What can I do?
Helpful advice on how to avoid overeating and overspending this holiday season.
Tiny Tastes Add Up!
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?
Quick quiz: What’s the “most important meal of the day”? More than likely you are thinking “breakfast.” If so, give yourself a pat on the back and be sure to enjoy some healthful food for breakfast.