Sweater weather and soup go together. Both are perfect for warming a chill during fall and winter.
The holidays are blamed for weight gain, poor sleep, additional stress and blown budgets. But there are ways to bring things back into perspective.
Here's a guide to tell highly processed foods from minimally processed and those in between.
Who doesn't love to snack — especially with the wide options for doing it healthfully.
Malnutrition can happen anywhere to anyone. It occurs when there is an imbalance between the nutrients the body needs to function, and the nutrients it gets.
As we notice cooler nights and fall skies, our appetites shift to heartier meals. Soups and stews slowly work their way into our meal plans along with a variety of root vegetables.
Carefully planning your menus and shopping trips will help minimize waste and save you money as well as time.
Watermelon, honeydew and cantaloupe are the most well-known of the more than 40 varieties of melons. They also are nutritional powerhouses — and tasty to boot.
The goal of the lunch maker is to send a lunch every child in the school would love to have in their super-hero lunch box, and your child can’t wait to eat.
As I reflect on my childhood years, Monday always seemed to be meatloaf night. That was fine by me since I really enjoyed my mom’s meatloaf. As an adult and chief menu planner/shopper/chef of my household, I realize that by cooking the same meal once a week, it makes life a bit simpler. Now …
Tea offers a variety of ways to add antioxidants and other health benefits.
Quinoa is pronounced “KEEN-wah,” and dates to the Incan Empire. It recently received the status of “superfood” because of its high nutritional value.
Protein is one of three main macronutrients in our food.
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.
While trying to figure out what we’re supposed to eat for various health benefits, one aspect is sometimes overlooked: Fiber. We know we need it, yet trying to focus on one more thing can be a bit much. So let's connect some dots to make it easier to get your fiber from foods that taste good…
We know we’re supposed to eat a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. Depending on the season, fresh produce may not always look, smell or taste very appetizing. The good news is that frozen fruits and veggies are readily available and may provide better nutrition and flavor.
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.
Sugar, salt and fat are tasty — even more so when combined in snacks. But there are ways to enjoy without overindulging.
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…
Pumpkin is a winter squash that is delicious and offers numerous health benefits.
The eating plan is the one that works for you — your body type, activity level, genetic makeup, health and weight goals.
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.