Dorm Room Diet Done Right

Dorm Room Diet Done Right

Colleges and universities are back in session, and that means students are busy stocking their dorm room refrigerators. As students are gearing up for a new school year – many have questions about how to eat healthy on campus without gaining the dreaded “Freshman 15”. Here are some tips for staying lean … Read more

Peanuts: A Food to Take to Heart

roasted peanuts

A Harvard study found that people who ate a handful of nuts every day lived longer, healthier lives than those who did not eat nuts. Most people think that peanuts belong to the nut family, but in actual it belongs to the legume family. Since peanuts are grown underground, they are considered as ground-nuts. … Read more

How to Eat Like Gold Medal Olympic Athletes

healthy muesli breakfast having a variety of healthy foods

It takes years for the Olympic athletes to adjust and perfect their diet. To compete professionally, we can learn about the nutrition tips from the world-class athletes that inspired them to the gold medal. Athletes approximately consumed a combined total of 330 tons of fruits and vegetables and 19 tons of eggs … Read more

Girl Scout Cookie Season: Be Prepared

Girl Scout Cookie Season: Be Prepared

Girl Scout cookie season is underway. Over the years, the Girl Scouts have taken a fair amount of flack for their cookies’ trans fat content and more recently, GMO ingredients. To be fair: nobody gets into a box of cookies for their health. And as the GS executives have been known to … Read more

Super Bowl Snack Makeover: Crispy Buffalo Chicken Bites

Super Bowl Snack Makeover: Crispy Buffalo Chicken Bites

Super bowl is almost here, meaning Americans are getting ready to get together, cheer…and gorge. This Super Bowl Sunday – why not lighten up your snack offerings with this quick and easy Buffalo Chicken Bites recipe? 3 super easy swaps make this recipe a fan favorite that’s delicious and not that bad … Read more

Smart Food Resolutions

Smart Food Resolutions

If you’re like more than 40% of Americans, chances are you’re going to be making at least one New Year’s resolution soon. But did you know that only 8% of New Year’s resolutions actually succeed? Here are some simple tips for making your Smart Food Resolutions STICK this New Year: Plan Ahead … Read more

National Oatmeal Day – Different Ways to Prepare It

oats in a clear glass pitcher

Oatmeal is one of America’s favorite breakfast foods, and National Oatmeal Day is celebrated on October 29, each year. It is a themed celebration and, to a moderate extent, under the radar. Oats are fiber-rich whole grains and an excellent source of proteins, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Oatmeal is made of ground … Read more

Summer time Fruit: Know Your Drupe

Autumn red peach

Fruits are so versatile; you can do much with them. Their tart and sweet taste is both revitalizing and fortifying. It can be eaten as it is or used to make a number of delicious recipes. To maintain a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle, it is necessary to eat three or four … Read more

Rock the Boat: Bring Kale Salad

Rock the Boat: Bring Kale Salad

Hot on the heels of Taco Bell pulling their ad chastising veggie-toting football-watching fans comes the Wall Street Journal’s 22 Super Bowl Party Rules. Rule 7. A good Super Bowl prank is to show up with big bowl of kale salad and yell, ‘WHO’S READY FOR SOME KALE SALAAAADDD!!!” Now, what’s ironic … Read more

Fight Cancer with Fiber

Fight Cancer with Fiber

A fiber-rich diet can reduce your overall calorie intake, helping you maintain a healthy weight, which is very important in reducing the risk of cancer. And the best sources of fiber are still natural, unprocessed, plant-based foods. According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, fiber-rich plant-based foods can help reduce cancer risk. … Read more