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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.
  • Handwashing
    Use warm water to wet your hands, then apply soap. Rub your hands together for at least 10 seconds. Rinse thoroughly to remove all soap.
  • 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 Infections
    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.