Shopping, Cooking, and Preparing Meals
A Healthy Kitchen Makeover
From the food you stock in the freezer to the silverware you put on the table, your kitchen is your partner in health. When you fill your kitchen with the right tools and foods, you reap the benefits.
Fill Your Grocery Cart with Savings
We’re all pinching pennies these days—but that doesn’t mean you have to skimp on healthy foods. Here’s a strategy to help you choose ingredients that are good for both body and budget.
Food Freshness: What Those Dates Really Mean
Here a rundown on the dates you find on food labels and what those dates mean, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Go for the Whole Grains
Compared with refined grains, they have more fiber and disease-fighting antioxidants. Whole grains are also a healthy way to control weight because they are digested slowly, so you feel full longer with fewer calories.
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How to Make Heart-Healthy Food Choices
Maintaining a healthy diet is one of the best weapons for fighting cardiovascular disease and other heart conditions.
Salad Days: It’s Easy Eating Green
At home or when dining out, here are suggestions on how to add the goodness of greens to your diet.
Salmonella bacteria are usually transmitted to humans by eating foods contaminated with animal feces. Beef, poultry, milk, and eggs are common sources.
The Importance of Eating Together as a Family
Eating together as a family has many benefits not only for you, but also for your children. This lifestyle habit may actually help to fend off childhood obesity.
The Power of a Food Diary
Keeping a food diary is critical for weight-loss success because it helps you understand and face up to your eating habits.
Your Guide to Organic Foods
Fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy products, and meat can all be certified as organic if they meet FDA requirements for growth, handling, and processing.