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It’s difficult to make home cooked meals during the busy work week. When the end of a long day comes around we sometimes find ourselves opting for fast food or snacking on what’s in the cupboard. Preparing meals ahead of time can help reduce stress during the work week and ensure a healthy, hearty meal for you and your family.
In the past few years there has been a huge boom in interest in gluten-free diets. What exactly is gluten though, and is it healthier? Do you need to be on a gluten-free diet? Read on for your answers.
What are carbohydrates? Do carbohydrates make me fat? Do carbohydrates cause high blood sugar? What carbohydrates should I eat? Read more for the skinny on carbs!
Written by Allie Rene Lindke, MS/DI student | Edited by Laurel Sanville, MS, RDN, LD
Have you ever wanted to open your pantry door and be able to make a healthy, family approved meal from the ingredients you have on hand?
Building your pantry up with staple ingredients can give you the freedom to make meals using only the ingredients you already have!
The following lists of ingredients can be used to make many different meals in minutes. Not all of the ingredients need to be purchased at once, but with time, your well thought out pantry will help you meet your goal!Jump to Pantry Sections Jump to Recipe Ideas Grains, Rice, & Pasta Canned & Jarred Oils, Sauces, & Vinegars Refrigerated/ Frozen Herbs & Spices Dried Foods Berry Oatmeal Tuna Salad Topped Crackers Chicken Stir-Fry Smoothie Veggie & Lentil Soup Traditional Pasta Trail Mix Cranberry Almond Chicken Salad Spicy Frittata White Chicken Chili Burrito Bowl
A heart health recipe is a recipe that, no surprise, is good for your heart! Eating food that’s good for your heart can make it easier for your heart to pump blood and nutrients to the rest of your body. Avoiding certain foods that make it harder for your heart to do its’ job can also help.
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.