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Energy Myths

Everyone is talking about energy these days — where we get it, how we use it, etc. Let’s take some time to delve into the world of energy, starting with these common energy myths.


New Salad Look: Stack It

This colorful salad is the perfect start to any meal…


Activity Ideas: Nutrition Facts Memory and Healthful Cooking Project

There are 2 new activity ideas in this post — one for a game of memory with Nutrition Facts labels, and one with a way to apply cooking substitution advice in the real world. Which will you try first?


3 Cancer Risk Reduction Strategies

The National Cancer Institute has revealed that “Some risk factors can be controlled. Choosing the right health behaviors and preventing exposure to certain environmental risk factors can help prevent the development of cancer.” In other words, it’s possible to take steps that can reduce your risk of cancer. Let’s look at some specific strategies…


Seasonal Fun with Radishes

This is a delicious salad that incorporates pungent, sweet, and acidic flavors.


Egg Shopping Cheat Sheet

The egg section of the grocery store can be overwhelming. There are so many choices, but this cheat sheet can help you make informed choices!


The Skinny on Grains

Not all grains are equal. Here’s the skinny on the difference between whole grain carbohydrates and refined grain carbohydrates.


11 Tips to Reduce Sugar Intake

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee recently recommended reducing added sugar consumption from the current 16% of calories to 10% of total calorie intake. This would help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, tooth decay, and obesity. Use these 11 tips to reduce your added sugar intake.


Brighten Up Your Salad

This beautiful salad packs a nutrient-rich punch!


Energy: An Inside Look

We’re bombarded with advertisements for foods, beverages, and supplements to improve energy levels, increase focus and attention span, and get us through a mid-afternoon slump. Understanding the difference between the hype and the truth is key for optimum energy levels and good health.


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