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Choose a whole foods approach that pays equal attention to the types of foods consumed as well as types of foods to exclude.
Try this new spin on beets today!
The following activity ideas are excerpted from the new book, MyPlate for Everyone, which is coming soon from Food and Health Communications!
People with diabetes shouldn’t be afraid of fruit! Fruit is packed with vitamins and minerals, including antioxidants. It also contains dietary fiber, which fills you up and helps with blood sugar control. Fruit’s sweet taste makes it a natural and healthful dessert too.
This amazing salad was inspired by a trip to Berkeley Bowl, where fresh produce spans the aisle as far as the eye can see. Use it in your Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month celebrations!
High-protein, low-carbohydrate diets are back in the spotlight, thanks to the Paleo, South Beach and Atkins trends. While protein is a necessary nutrient for the body in order to build lean muscle, synthesize hormones, grow hair and nails, and maintain organs, information about how much protein we really need and in what form seems to be misleading and/or lacking. Here’s the skinny…
Have you fallen into the all-or-nothing trap where you eat perfectly one day and abandon healthful eating the next? Is a vacation or holiday a happy excuse to overindulge in foods that you’ve labeled as taboo?
This shortcake is amazingly simple. It uses a small slice of cake along with a lot of fresh fruit and just a little whipping cream. It is delightful, not sinful!!
Get everything you need to know about iron in one handy post!
Research synonyms for sugar and you find “sweet” and “dearest.” But ask most fad diet enthusiasts, and they will associate sugar with “evil,” “toxin,” and even “poison.” Too much of anything is no good, but vilifying this carbohydrate without distinguishing between natural sugar and refined sugar has gone too far. Here’s the real skinny on sugar.