Health & Nutrition Tips

Fresh Bing cherries Delicious AND Nutritious: Cherries are the Cherry on Top Live It Up with Live Well Cross Country Skiing Channel Your Inner Athlete
Taking a page from the athlete's playbook, we can all use food to achieve our personal best.
Italian Cheese Board Skip the Chips and Say "Cheese, Please!"
Just in time for the holiday season (and the tasty cheese boards that go with it), we have happy news. Recent research suggests that if you have a hankering for foods higher in sodium (think chips, crackers, soups, pickles and condiments), cheese is your friend. Even though cheese is considered a higher-sodium food ...
Acorn Squash More of These, Please
Four nutrients – potassium, magnesium, calcium and fiber – could use a little more love. Most of us don't get enough of them in our diets yet doing so delivers a significant payoff on the health front.
Woman smiling while eating gummy bear candies Keep Your Pearlies White
On the heels of Halloween treats and the eve of holiday sweets, you and your family's teeth may take a hit. Sugar teams up with bacteria in your mouth to create an acidic environment that damages tooth enamel. Plaque on your teeth can ...
Italian Roasted Delicata Squash Keeping the GOOD in Your Groceries
There's a whole lot of goodness in food. You can benefit from it or miss out depending on how you care for and prepare what you buy. In their raw state, nearly all foods contain more vitamins and phytonutrients than if they are cooked ...

Charcoal Beverage Hold Off on This Trend: Charcoal Beverages
We're coming to the time of year when the lists of new food trends emerge and products that embody the trends start showing up on store shelves. Manufacturers are creating charcoal products to get in on the ...
Holiday Buffet with Grapes, Croissant Sandwiches and Wine Head into the Holidays with a Plan in Hand
There can be a bit of anxiety about the next couple of months when it comes to staying healthy. Here are a few food tips to change up the odds that at the end of the year, your holidays were all you hoped they would be ...
Farmer with soiled hands holding a bunch of freshly rooted carrots in his field Picking on Produce? Forget About It!
There is always some measure of controversy around the foods we eat and their influence on health. One day certain foods are all the rage, and the next thing we know, they're not. One Steady Eddie group that's consistently ...
Green Beans Amandine It's All in the Name
The term "healthy," when attached to a food, almost always yields a negative reaction in people. As someone who makes a living encouraging people to eat well, it's disappointing to consistently see that kind of response. Studies have shown that ...
Burger and Soda Breakup News: Burgers and Soda
A recent study suggests that having a sugary beverage along with a high-protein meal is a recipe for accelerated weight gain. Scientists at Staten Island University Hospital in New York wanted to see if adding extra sugar ...