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Introduction to High-Intensity Sweeteners

Whether you call them sugar substitutes, non-nutritive sweeteners or high-intensity sweeteners, you’re looking at substances that impart a sweet taste to foods and beverages. They do this either without calories or with only a few calories, and they have little to no impact on blood glucose levels.


Make Friends with Spaghetti Squash

Whip up spaghetti squash in a hurry with a pressure cooker!


Tips to Help an Overweight Child

Recently, there has been a trend of putting young, overweight children on diets meant for adults. Diets are not meant for children. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends that children who are classified as overweight or obese maintain their current weight and only attempt to lose weight through calorie restriction if other risk factors for disease are present.


How Do Minerals Work? Part One

We don’t eat rocks or dirt, but did you know that they are actually an important part of the food chain? Minerals in the earth are absorbed by water and plants, and then we absorb those same minerals when we eat plants or drink water. We also get minerals when we eat or drink foods that come from animals that consumed the mineral-rich plants and water.


Save Time with Pressure Cookers

This chili freezes very well, so make it ahead of time for a healthful dinner in a hurry.


Add Bright Colors to Any Holiday Meal

This holiday salad is bright with green and red. It’s a great starter for a holiday meal, or a fun dish to bring to a party or pot luck.


Help! I Have Prediabetes!

Have you or someone you love been diagnosed with prediabetes? Here’s what you need to know.


Try a Healthful and Festive Dessert

Pumpkin isn’t just for early fall! This festive dessert comes together in a snap and is cute enough for any holiday table.


Snacking for Success

Are you a snacker? Most Americans are. We tend to eat throughout the day, rather than opting for three “square” meals. You may think that snacking is a diet destroyer, but it can actually help you stay on track toward your health goal. The secret is in the snack you pick.


Physical Activity Guidelines and You

The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans provide science-based guidance to encourage Americans to improve health through appropriate physical activity. Let’s explore how much, when, why, and how…


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