A Holistic Approach to Acid Reflux

What acid reflux food should I avoid? This is a question most gastroesophageal reflux disease sufferers struggle upon. Promoting healthy nutrition that is based on avoiding certain foods while increasing the intake of others has Read More


Getting Enough Vegetables

A recent study published in the Journal of Epidemiology concluded that approximately 7.8 million premature deaths every year may have been prevented if 8 to 10 servings of fruits and vegetables were consumed daily. This doesn’t surprise me. Because Read More

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Food Safety During Picnic Season

Independence Day is fast approaching – and with it, picnics and cookouts.  As you plan your next outing, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration reminds you that foodborne bacteria multiply faster in warm weather — and the Read More

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How to Find Purple Foods

Look for purple vegetables at grocery stores, natural foods stores, and your local farmers market. In addition to the veggies above, you might see others, like purple  varieties of spinach, artichoke, and kohlrabi — or Read More


5 Tips for Healthy Summer Hydration

(Family Features) Summer provides countless opportunities to get outside for hiking, biking and running around with friends and family. However, having fun in the sun also requires proper hydration. While staying hydrated may seem easy, Read More


Smarter Meat Consumption

For many of us meat is a key part of our diet. The average American will consume more than 222 pounds of meat and poultry in 2018. The USDA recently found that beef and pork Read More


In Season: Sunchokes

Also called Jerusalem artichokes, although they are not from the Holy Land and are nothing like artichokes, sunchokes resemble portly ginger covered in bumps. But what these small tubers lack in aesthetics, they make up Read More


Are You To Busy to Eat?

While we hear of all kinds of resolutions people keep each year, many end up wanting to live a healthier life. For this reason, quitting smoking, limiting alcohol consumption and losing weight become resolutions with Read More


What Food Means to You

Family gatherings can be particularly difficult for diabetics, as it seems that every gathering centers on food. Navigating food choices at family gatherings can also strain the willpower of even the most disciplined diabetic. The Read More

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