Matters of the heart are always important, but especially so during the month of February. Not only is there Valentine's Day to think about, February is also American Heart Month. This is a good time to evaluate your food choices and the impact they may have on your heart. Fresh, in season fruits and vegetables are among the best choices you can make for your heart health.
The next time you're killing it in spin class you can thank vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is just one B vitamin that is important for making energy and providing you with energy boosts when your body needs it. And it's essential for the immune system and a healthy brain. Without B12, your metabolism would be . . .
Alleviate Arthritis Pain with Food
Did you know there are more than 100 different types of arthritis and related conditions? Arthritis is joint pain, and people of all ages and races can experience arthritis. Symptoms include decreased range of motion, pain, stiffness, and swelling. Treatments can include joint surgery, natural remedies, and medications. And, anti-inflammatory foods can be incorporated into . . .
Four Ways to Add Healthful Ginger to Your Diet
Fresh ginger is a global culinary rock star. This rhizome is used to treat a variety of ailments. In China, ginger is used to treat colds and coughing. In India, ginger is used treat colds, headaches, and nausea. In the Philippines, ginger is used to treat a sore throat. And in the United States, ginger . . .
Age-Appropriate Kitchen Activities to Inspire Your Little Chefs
If you’re a parent, you know how difficult it can be to get your kids interested in certain types of food. And if you think about it, you may have been the type of person who became more interested in a variety of foods when you started spending more time in the kitchen. The same . . .
Beat the Summer Heat with Healthy Frozen Food Treats
Move over Drumstick waffle cones and ice cream sandwiches, there are new frozen novelties in town, and they’re homemade! This summer, try your hand at frozen food snacks perfect for cooling down after Mother Nature has warmed you up. You’ll be making these creative treats all summer long!
Blueberry Yogurt Bites: Stick a toothpick into a . . .
Produce that share color often share health benefits. Learn about eating by color!