Rounding The Food Pyramid

The USDA has replaced the Pyramid with the Plate.

Keep A Healthy, Affordable Pantry

Many people think eating healthy means spending more money. But that doesn’t have to be true. You can stock some very affordable items in your pantry without turning to cheap processed food.

Engage Your Mind And Your Mouth When Eating

We all know diets do not work. Diets usually mean depriving yourself of something you like.

It’s Apple Time

That can only mean one thing across much of the country: It’s Apple Time!

Something New That’s Really Old

We are all aware of oatmeal as a whole grain dish. But there is a grain you might not have considered: Bulgar.

Trick Your Cart

Designating a part of a shopping cart specifically for fruits and vegetables boost purchase of these healthy foods.

The Rise of Veganism

Too often the fare for those who don’t eat meat is just a collection of side dishes. I’ve also noticed that too many vegetarians are looking for meat replacements like veggie burgers and fake bacon. This is the wrong approach.

Summer’s Time To Try New, Healthy Combos

Combining foods for maximum nutritional value is called by food scientists food synergy. That means the combination of two or more items leads to greater nutrition than any of the items individually.

Eat Less Meat, Lose Weight

I’m not advocating we give up meat all together, just that we eat a little less.

Should You Use Artificial Sweeteners?

There are times when using a sugar substitute is a great idea, even if there may be health risks. The consequences of eating too much sugar can be worse than those posed by exposure to chemicals. But it’s also a good idea to train your sweet tooth away from craving so much sugar.