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...
Save money and calories by making your own Oatmeal blend, with high-fiber apples and raisins. Every successful dieter knows the key to weight loss is a healthy breakfast. Oatmeal is also known to lower cholesterol!
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!
Looking for a low calorie side dish for fish or poultry? This creative combination will wow your guests; you'll like that it's sugar free and suitable for diabetics! We love to add a little chile flake for a spicy-sweet kick.
Frozen bananas are such a treat! The crunch factor from the cereal makes this even better, and good for you to boot! Why spend money on expensive ice cream treats when a frozen, creamy banana will do the trick?