Summer seems to have gone by so fast! It is not over yet, but shorter, cooler days are approaching. Now is the time to indulge in all you favorite summer fruits, try that new fresh dish you've been meaning to make all summer, and to finally take that afternoon off for a picnic! The beautiful days and nights of summer are still here, and so are all your summer produce favorites. Enjoy them to their fullest!
There are so many reasons to brown bag your lunches. Not only can you save a lot of money, but you are also in control of portions and how healthy your lunches will be. Restaurant lunch prices can easily have you spending $50+ per week, and restaurant size portions, depending on what you order, are . . .
How to Maintain Healthy Eating Habits While on Vacation
Vacationing offers so many great benefits: reconnecting with family members, taking a mental break from work, and enjoying regional cuisines. While it’s generally expected that you will eat out more while on vacation, you can also maintain healthy eating habits while you are out of your day-to-day routine. Here are five tips to help you . . .
Hydrate for Health
Unless you are aware that you are actually thirsty, it’s easy to take drinking a glass of water for granted—and water is so important for good health. Without water or other healthful fluids your body will have a hard time releasing toxins. Every cell, organ and tissue in your body needs water to work properly. . . .
Gluten-free has become a common word in the food world. It relates to the gluten-free diet and celiac disease—an inflammation in the small intestines caused by the protein gluten. According to The University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research, nearly 1 out of every 133 Americans suffers from celiac disease. Symptoms of celiac disease include . . .
Fish for Heart Health
Going fishing for better heart health is easy when you consume certain types of seafood that are high in omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids include fish oil, and fish oil contains eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). EPA and DHA studies have shown that the intake of recommended amounts of each of these . . .
Produce that share color often share health benefits. Learn about eating by color!