Incorporate the Dietary Guidelines for Americans into your Life
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans is a publication of health oriented recommendations that are written every five years, first debuting in 1980. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Department of Agriculture (USDA) are responsible for producing these guidelines. The objective to these guidelines is to provide...
Making Sense of the New Healthy Food Labels
If trying to understand the nutritional value of the foods you're eating based upon the information provided on food labels and ingredients list leaves you feeling lost, then help is here. Some of these are already in place and many are coming soon, but four different organizations have created new labeling for packaged and fresh food...
Give your grilled chicken and pork a sweet, fresh twist with this recipe for Strawberry Salsa. It's a perfect balance of sweet and spicy- the juicy summer strawberries and sweet tropical pineapple blend with herbs like cilantro and mint to combat the kick from the jalapenos.
There's no better way to cool off or enjoy fresh ripened strawberries in the summer. This Strawberry Smoothie takes minutes to make, is packed with vitamins, fiber and protein- making it the perfect cool down treat or quick meal replacement.
We all know we need to include more bran into our diet as part of healthy weight management, but it is often perplexing on how to do that in a way that is tasty and enjoyable to consume. These bars are just the ticket, and are even better with some sugar free jam and tea, iced or hot for a traditional mid-afternoon snack!
A nice twist on an old favorite! Orange replaces lemon, and dates add a chewy texture. Suitable for Diabetics! No added sugar makes these a nice choice for kids and grown ups alike. Chopped dates make a great addition to any well-stocked pantry. Keep fresh in the freezer!