The kids are out of school for the summer. Now what? We know it’s important for kids to be active, but in a digital world, it can be hard to have them put down the devices. Now is a good time to learn healthy habits, and maybe they will find an activity that they will love. The American Heart Association recommends that kids and teens, ages 6-17 get at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity every day.[…]
Whether you are cooking for just yourself, one to two people, or a larger group, planning meals is a good place to start improving your food choices. Taking the time to plan a healthy evening meal can help you avoid a less healthful “drive-through” dinner.
The foods you enjoy are likely the ones you eat the most, so take note when planning your nutritious and satisfying meals. […]
It’s National Nutrition Month and while eating a diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables gives many health benefits, it’s also important to select and prepare them safely.
Fruits and vegetables add nutrients to your diet that help protect you from heart disease, stroke, and some cancers. Also, choosing vegetables, fruits, and nuts over high-calorie foods can help you manage your weight. […]