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  • Can you find treats this Holiday season without ‘Added Sugars’ in Label?

    Can you find treats this Holiday season without ‘Added Sugars’ in Label?

    MONDAY, October 29, 2020 – Did you know that the Nutrition Facts label changed to highlight the amount of added sugars in food. This could prevent nearly 1 million cases of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. Recently the global pandemic has encouraged many to improve their immune system with an

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  • The Skinny on Beef

    The Skinny on Beef

    MONDAY, April 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Beef often gets a bad rap, but is it really that bad for you? Here’s the problem: Most cuts of beef tend to be high in the wrong kind of fat. Ironically, though, that saturated fat you see surrounding your favorite cut or those white streaks running through

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  • How to Make Perfectly Juicy Chicken

    How to Make Perfectly Juicy Chicken

    THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Tired of dried-out chicken? Here’s how to pick and cook the perfect skinless breast. Chicken is a lean, versatile protein high in several essential B vitamins. Choose organic chicken breast if it’s in your budget. These chickens were raised on non-GMO feed. Organic chicken thighs are often more

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  • Easy Ways to Reap the Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    Easy Ways to Reap the Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    When it comes to healthy oils, extra virgin olive oil — EVOO for short — is the top choice for your healthy pantry.Because it’s the first press of the olives, extra virgin olive oil not only tastes better, but also has higher levels of antioxidants and other micronutrients that may help protect against diseases, from Alzheimer’s to breast cancer. When you shop for EVOO, avoid imitators. Look for the words “100 percent Extra Virgin Olive Oil” on the label. The oil must be pressed from olives alone, not mixed with nut or seed oil.

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  • Enjoy These Sweet Strawberry Treats Without Guilt

    Enjoy These Sweet Strawberry Treats Without Guilt

    WEDNESDAY, March 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Berries are nature’s natural sweetener and they come loaded with benefits. Fiber, vitamins and antioxidants sweeten the deal. Fresh strawberries are a plentiful spring and summer fruit, so load up on them at the farmer’s market. One cup contains 100 percent of your daily vitamin C needs and

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  • Healthy Cooking on a Budget

    Healthy Cooking on a Budget

    MONDAY, March 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Cooking healthy at home is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your family. And your budget doesn’t have to take a hit when you stock up on this list of good-for-you foods. When it comes to produce, it’s often easier to save money

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  • Cooking With Whole Grains

    Cooking With Whole Grains

    THURSDAY, Feb. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When it comes to getting the best taste and the greatest nutritional value from grains, keep it whole grain. Quinoa, oats, short-grain brown rice and wild rice, polenta (which is made from corn) and barley are most nutritious in their whole, unprocessed form. That’s because the bran is

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