Get ready for springtime! March 21 marks the official beginning of the spring season. This means spring showers, spring flowers, and whole new crop of fresh spring foods. This month, take the opportunity to enjoy a few winter favorites that are still at their peak, and to get a first taste of the spring season's freshest picks.
Imagine movie night at home: the movie’s just starting, the lights are low, and you’re snacking and sipping on your favorite finger foods. You know, the kind of snacks that are highly processed and highly addictive. Snacking truly is one of the biggest joys in life, but too much of the wrong foods can wreak . . .
How to Make Your Own Fruit Juice
If you want to have more control over the foods and drinks you put into your body, you should consider making your own juice. With just a few ingredients you can make drinks that are as nutritious as they are delicious! Here are the steps for making your own juice, using antioxidant-rich fresh berries, such . . .
Fight Fatigue with Food
Today, people are busier than ever—rising early in the morning and going non-stop until late in the evening. Between working, kids, school, working out, holding multiple jobs, preparing dinner, and more, it’s easy for fatigue to hit throughout the day. One way to help fight fatigue is with energy foods. The next time fatigue strikes . . .
Eggs Offer Eggcellent Health Benefits
Even though eggs have been singled out for high cholesterol levels, they’re also touted as offering health benefits. Eggs are a good source of high-quality protein, and eggs contain choline, a nutrient found mostly in the yolk. One function of choline in the body is that it is an important component of acetylcholine—a neurotransmitter that . . .
Healthy Halloween Treats
Let’s face it, there’s no shortage of sweets on Halloween! That doesn’t mean, though, that you have to settle for eating and passing out sugar-laden goodies. Why not incorporate good-for-you-foods on Halloween to mix things up? They’ll be a welcome relief to parents, and to kids—well, they may not get eaten right away—they’ll be something . . .
Produce that share color often share health benefits. Learn about eating by color!