New Year Nutrition

(Family Features) A new year brings with it new opportunities to better yourself in all kinds of ways, including your health. Start by evaluating your at-home menu to make sure it aligns with your nutritional Read More

Health Benefits of Consuming Cherries

Cherries are one of the most favorite fruits, and for good reason. They’re not only delicious but also pack vitamins, minerals, and plant compounds with powerful health effects. They are one of the most popular Read More

Avocado Provides Heart Healthy Benefits

Move over, apples — new research from Penn State suggests that eating one avocado a day may help keep “bad cholesterol” at bay. According to the researchers, bad cholesterol can refer to both oxidized low-density Read More

In Season: Cranberries

Historically, Native Americans used cranberries as a treatment for bladder and kidney diseases, while Early settlers from England used them to treat poor appetite, stomach complaints, blood disorders, and scurvy. The high level of antioxidant proanthocyanidins (PACs) Read More

Smoked Salmon for Holiday Soirees

(Family Features) Delicious, colorful and versatile, smoked salmon can make it easy to elevate your holiday festivities, which might look shockingly different this year. Whether it’s your family or a small group of friends, you Read More

Go (over) easy on the eggs

Scrambled, poached or boiled, eggs are a popular breakfast food the world over. Yet the health benefits of the humble egg might not be all they’re cracked up to be as new research from the 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

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