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.
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 a great vegetable dip recipe made with 1 cup sour cream, but it's pretty high in fat. What can I do to make it healthier?
Consider these tips to help manage your portion sizes and make your recipes healthier.
Fuel your body and brain with nourishing food every morning. Kids and adults perform better at school and work when they eat breakfast. Researchers have shown that food containing protein and fiber keep us energized throughout the morning.
We spend a lot of time outside, and the weather has been very hot lately. How do you know if you are dehydrated? How much water should we be drinking?
My children ask for watermelon all the time. Is it nutritious?