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Lately, it has been said that sitting is the “new smoking.” There is no way that sedentary time can be as bad for your health as smoking cigarettes though...right?
Let’s dive into your most asked questions about nutrition and blood pressure.
No doubt you’ve heard about many of the health trends going on. These include trendy miracle foods and things you should or shouldn’t eat to improve your health. Sometimes you have to be a health trend detective to determine if something is fact, fiction, or somewhere in between. Let’s check out a few of these popular health trends.
Ever wonder why the Dietary Guidelines for Americans are updated every five years? Scientists have to fit the pieces together to figure out how something works. Every time they get a new puzzle piece, scientists do their best to figure out what the big picture is. They ask questions and do experiments to get information and make new recommendations based on new information.
Have you ever wanted tips on how to shop for more healthful foods while sticking to a budget? Look no further! Here are 11 ways to have a smarter shopping trip.
It can be frustrating to get your children to eat nutritious foods. Kids tend to prefer sweet and salty foods over options like vegetables. Some kids might even refuse to try new foods. Don’t give up! It’s important to help your child develop healthy habits at a young age, as these habits can follow them in adulthood. Here are 5 fun and easy ways to help your child expand their taste buds!
Packing a nutritious snack ahead of time can help you avoid resorting to fast food when you're on the go. Here are a few snack ideas that taste great and will give you the energy you need to make the most of your day.
Each year the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic creates a campaign to celebrate making smart food choices and getting physically active. The theme for 2017 is "Put Your Best Fork Forward" to remind us that each bite counts.