Tips

Why We Need to Eat Bananas?

Bananas and avocados– foods that are rich in potassium — may help protect against pathogenic vascular calcification, also known as hardening of the arteries. University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have shown, for the first Read More

Eating Matters

How Much Dairy Do I Need?

The Dairy Group includes milk, yogurt, cheese, and fortified soymilk. They provide calcium, vitamin D, potassium, protein, and other nutrients needed for good health throughout life. Choices should be low-fat or fat-free—to cut calories and saturated Read More

Features

Five Reasons to Eat More Shrimp

Foodies and families from coast to coast have a big reason to celebrate America’s favorite (and tastiest!) seafood. What started as the unofficial kickoff to shrimp season, National Shrimp Day, the annual holiday honoring America’s favorite Read More

In Season

Do My Kids Need Milk?

Why Kids Need Protein and How Milk Can Help (Family Features) Making sure kids eat nutritious meals is often a parent’s top priority. Moms know good nutrition is essential for their child’s health, since developing Read More

Nutrition

Children’s Best Hope for the Potassium and Fiber

U.S. children are not consuming enough vegetables, resulting in an inadequate intake of key nutrients, including potassium and dietary fiber, which are important for growth, development and overall health. Research published (January 2016) in a Read More