Eating Nuts to Fight Heart Disease

The International Nut and Dried Fruit Council would like to highlight the importance of eating in a healthy and balanced way on a daily basis, controlling our weight and maintaining a good health. In 2010, Read More

Does Eating Turkey Make You Sleepy?

Turkey doesn’t make you sleepy; eating very large quantities of turkey, stuffing, potatoes and pie makes you sleepy.?But with mindful eating, the harvest holiday doesn’t have to be the husky holiday. The myth about l-trypophan Read More

A Thanksgiving Superfood

Sweet potatoes, not to be confused with yams, have been cultivated for thousands of years. These root vegetables are believed to have originated in Central and South America. North Carolina, which is now the largest Read More

Five Tips to Add Veggies to Your Diet

Everyone can agree that eating your vegetables is important. Yet only about 4 percent of Americans eat the recommended amount of veggies each day. The frozen vegetable expert, Birds Eye, is working to help more Read More

Three More Benefits from Vitamin C

My mother puts a lot of stock in vitamin C. She keeps a bottle of the chewable variety in her kitchen drawer?not the junk drawer with its litter of take-out menus and thumbtacks, but the Read More

Good News About Strawberries Revealed!

Three new studies presented at the 2016 Experimental Biology Conference in San Diego reveal strawberries may improve vascular health in at-risk adolescents, reduce inflammation in obese adults, and improve cognition in older adults. The new Read More

The Right Foods for Your Adolescents

Adolescents need proper nutrition for bone and muscle development, recovery from sports, cognition and strong healthy immune systems. In a recent?issue of Food Technology magazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists, contributing editor Linda Read More

Ginger a culinary and medicinal marvel.

Ginger belongs to the Zingiberaceae botanical family, which also includes the spices cardamom and turmeric. Characterized as a creeping perennial, it can grow to a height of 3 feet, with thick, tuberous, underground stems. Ginger Read More

Summer Spoilers

During the summer it?s easy to let your guard down when it comes to food?or just make a lot of excuses that can lead to poor choices! Atmosphere and social pressure can also play a Read More

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