Versatile Back to School Lunches

School lunches need not be boring! While peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are a school lunch staple, it’s a good idea to mix things up so kids get a wide variety of tastes and textures to tickle their taste buds. And you can make school lunches more cheerful by packing foods into bright containers and . . .

Foods and Beverages to Help Improve Sleep

If you have trouble getting to sleep at night, you may want to look at the foods and beverages that you’re eating and drinking before going to bed. Certain foods and beverages hinder sleep while others can help improve sleep. Foods and Beverages That Hinder Sleep Big meals that are high in calories and fat can trigger . . .

Easy Southwestern Steak and Potato Kebabs

One of the best things about kebabs is that you can keep your portion sizes small—they’re bite size after all! Kebabs were made for grilling, and they make a fun presentation on the plate. Here’s an easy kebab recipe that will impress you and your dinner guests: Southwestern Steak and Potato Kebabs Ingredients 2 tablespoons sour cream 2 tablespoons . . .

Crazy for Corn

A true summer gem, corn is a versatile vegetable that can be enjoyed in multitudinous ways. And corn—blue, purple, red, white and yellow—is chock-full of nutrients: fiber, manganese, and vitamins C, B3 and B5. The phytonutrients in yellow corn provide high amounts of lutein and zeaxanthin—two nutrients that may reduce macular degeneration and cataracts. Two . . .

Healthy Foods for Diabetes

If you’re one of more than 20 million Americans with diabetes, you know how important it is to eat the right foods. People with diabetes have high levels of sugar in their blood. This is because their body cannot move sugar into fat, liver, and muscle cells to be stored for energy—this could be caused . . .

 
 
 
 
 

Produce Color

Produce that share color often share health benefits. Learn about eating by color!

Glossary of Terms

carotenoids
pectin
myricetin
zinc
phytochemicals
lutein
niacin
antioxidants
beta carotene

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