In our quests to eat well, it can be easier to do a better job with meals than with snacks. Snack time can feel like an opportunity to indulge yourself a little and eat a well-deserved treat. And while occasional indulgences are okay, eating less-than-healthy snacks most of the time can throw off your healthy diet. With a little planning, your snacks can be as healthy as your meals – and delicious too. Here are some tips to get you started.
Do you have a hard time getting your kids to eat their vegetables? If so, you’re not alone! Research shows that less than five percent of four to eight year old children get the recommended 1.5 to 2 cups per day. Although adding vegetables to your child’s diet can take some work and creativity, it’s worth the effort! Vegetables have lots of health benefits for kids. They contain the vitamins, minerals, and fiber that kids need to grow up healthy. And they’re naturally low in fat and calories, so they can help children maintain a healthy weight.
Picking up a dozen eggs at the market used to be a simple matter, but not anymore. These days, you’ll find plenty of labels on eggs, intended to make you buy one particular product or another. Continue reading
With Easter this coming Sunday, it seemed like a good idea to check out some of the latest tidbits of information on eggs.
February is National Heart Month. Take some time to assess your heart health and then make the needed changes to decrease your risk for cardiovascular disease. Continue reading