Tag: fruits and vegetables

Keeping Hydrated in Summer is Easier Than...

Pools of clear water seem to call to us when temperatures rise. It’s hard to resist the impulse — the...

August 13, 2020

Nutrition Month 2020: Ask Yourself These Questions...

This is the time of year when we remind everyone about choosing nutritious foods and getting enough physical activity, which...

March 4, 2020

Roundup: Too Much Sitting & Heart Disease;...

Too Much Sitting Among Post-Menopausal Women Increases Heart Disease Risk, Researchers Say Sitting for too long on a regular basis...

February 21, 2020

Roundup: Alcohol-Related Deaths Surge; Best Diets for...

U.S. Alcohol-Related Deaths More Than Double Over Last Two Decades The number of U.S. adults who have died from alcohol-related...

January 10, 2020

Red Meat Alternatives: Plant-Based Diets Offer Many...

A controversial new study claiming that regular consumption of red meat may not pose much of a health risk has...

October 3, 2019

How Fiber is Key to a Healthy...

Most people understand that fiber helps keep the digestive tract flowing, by keeping bowel movements regular. But there a many...

September 4, 2019

Back-to-School Nutrition: Start With a Healthy Breakfast

Summer is over and school is in session. For parents, this means getting packed lunches ready every morning or relying...

August 20, 2019

The Skinny on Healthy Fats: Saturated vs....

A superfood-like status captured by coconut oil was swiftly stripped away after the American Heart Association (AHA) updated its guidelines,...

July 22, 2019

Healthy Recipe: Sautéed Kale

Kale is packed with antioxidants such as beta-carotene and vitamin C, and it’s one of the world’s healthiest foods. Research...

June 20, 2019

Is White Meat Really Healthier Than Red...

It’s a widely established notion that white meat is generally healthier than red meat. But a new study is pushing...

June 10, 2019

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