The challenges of selecting, preparing and eating fish may be enough to send you running to the nearest burger joint. But the benefits of consuming certain types of fish are worth the effort.
Chia seeds have been popular since they appeared on a ch-ch-ch-Chia Pet ram in 1982. But the ones you add to your diet are FDA approved and available at your local grocery or health food store.
When stress takes over your life, eating habits may be turned upside down. But there are ways to salve yourself other than with food.
One of the challenges to eating well is finding the time to plan a menu, shop, prep the food and cook. When these steps don't happen, healthier eating habits tend to fall by the wayside.
Most of us know that it’s important to feed our bodies a variety of nutrients in some form or another throughout the day. The trick, especially when we feel a sense of overwhelm, is how to do that. Whether you feel your best when you eat two meals a day or three and a couple snacks, there ar…
Go ahead and have that mac 'n cheese. It's called comfort food for a reason.
A variety of foods and lifestyle habits may help maintain physical and mental health well into our golden years.
A problem for everyone who has a demanding schedule is finding the time to get proper nourishment. It takes planning, preparation and taking the time to eat.
We’ve all done it. We buy a beautiful head of fresh broccoli, carefully store it in the refrigerator crisper, only to discover it a week later looking very ugly. What once had the potential to nourish us and add eye appeal to our meal sadly ends up in the trash.
If you’re one of the many Americans trying to lose weight, you know it’s hard.
As we experience more sunshine and sweater days, many of us think about gardening. Daffodils and tulips popping up are one of the first signs that we have survived another Midwestern winter.
Habits — good or bad — are often described as things people simply “fall into.” But is the process really so passive, or does the human mind have the ability to build and nurture a good habit — or rid itself of a bad one?
You’re doing great on your healthy eating plan. A few pounds have disappeared, the workouts are consistent and you are feeling stronger than you have in years. It’s been weeks since you’ve been able to meet up with friends on Friday evening. How fun it would be to have a cocktail, enjoy the …
When it comes to heart health and chronic disease, there’s an abundance of foods that help address the root cause. High cholesterol, high blood pressure, high blood sugar and heart disease are influenced to a great extent by what we eat, as well as lifestyle factors such as exercise and stre…
Chicken soup may be good for your soul, but when it comes to your health, minerals and vitamins such as zinc and vitamin D are vital to your daily well-being as well as dealing with the symptoms of colds and possibly COVID-19, experts say.
When it comes to the “get healthier” aspect of a new year, a simple suggestion doesn’t even change what you’re eating, only how you're eating.
While health experts may not agree on every aspect of nutrition and diet, the one thing they do agree on is that limiting intake of foods with added sugar is beneficial for everyone.
As people sit down for their holiday feasts, even in this era of abbreviated guest lists, there’s a temptation to share food with our four-legged companions. Especially when they look up at us with those soulful stares, as if to say, “I’ve been a good doggie, haven’t I? We’re friends, aren’t…
'Tis the season to eat — and travel.