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  • No Crossovers: Preventing Cross-Contamination

    02/23/2015

    Before you blame a flu bug for an upset stomach, consider the fact that food poisoning often starts at home. No Crossovers: Preventing Cross-Contamination No Crossovers: Preventing Cross-Contamination No Crossovers: Preventing Cross-Contamination Roberta Duyff Before you blame a flu bug for an upset…

  • 8 Tips for Serving Healthier Party Treats

    02/16/2015

    From sweet cakes and candies to salty snacks, many common party treats can be anything but nutritious. But hosting or attending a kids party doesn't have to derail your child's nutrition. Kids Eat Right party treats birthday party party snacks birthday party treats birthday party snacks birt…

  • Enhancing the Flavor of Your Meals

    02/24/2015

    The foods you enjoy are likely the ones you eat the most. So make taste a kitchen priority when preparing healthy, nutritious meals. Enhancing the Flavor of Your Meals Enhancing the Flavor of Your Meals According to research, taste tops nutrition as the main reason why Americans buy one food over an…

  • Get to Know Your School Lunch Program

    02/26/2015

    Whether it is a loveable lunch lady or a favorite — or least favorite — meal, we all have some sort of memory from our time spent in the school cafeteria. school lunch program school lunch school cafeteria National School Lunch Program USDA Kids Eat Right Get to Know Your School Lunch Program Get to…

  • Safe Weight Gain Tips for Underweight Kids

    02/25/2015

    Despite an obesity epidemic in this country, nearly 4 percent of children and teens are underweight. obesity childhood obesity weight gain underweight overweight safe weight gain Kids Eat Right Safe Weight Gain Tips for Underweight Kids Safe Weight Gain Tips for Underweight Kids Katherine Serbinski …

  • What Is Disordered Eating?

    02/25/2015

    Yo-yo dieting and a pre-occupation with food are nothing new in our culture. But when does a fixation with what is consumed, calories and weight become a major health concern? yo-yo dieting food fixation eating disorder What Is Disordered Eating? What Is Disordered Eating? Marci Anderson Yo-yo dieti…

  • Tips for Fueling Up on the Go

    01/30/2015

    Make sure your body has the fuel it needs whether you are traveling with a sports team, going straight from school or work to practice or simply looking to catch a good workout while on vacation. eating on the road travel food quick meals fast food Tips for Fueling Up on the Go Tips for Fueling Up o…

  • How to Add Whole Grains to Your Diet

    02/09/2015

    Whole grains contain dietary fiber, which may help reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, diabetes and other health complications. whole grains whole grain whole wheat 100 percent made with whole grains seven grain 12 grain twelve grain multigrain multi-grain bulgur brown rice nutrition label bu…

  • Sugar Substitutes: How Much is too Much?

    02/11/2015

    The FDA states that sugar substitutes are safe to eat in the amounts that people typically consume. But just how much is acceptable and safe for human consumption? Sugar Substitutes: How Much is too Much? Sugar Substitutes sugar Sugar Substitutes: How Much is too Much? Sugar Substitutes: How Much is…

  • Is Your Kid Over-Caffeinated?

    02/09/2015

    Approximately 75 percent of children, adolescents and young adults in the United States consume caffeine, a compound that stimulates the central nervous system. caffeine central nervous system kids and caffeine kids eat right Is Your Kid Over-Caffeinated? Is Your Kid Over-Caffeinated? Jill Weisenber…

  • The Best Winter Foods for Kids

    01/19/2015

    When the temperatures drop and the daylight hours are shorter, energy levels can take a big dip, right along with mood. These foods will help your kids stay healthy — and happy — this winter. winter foods winter vegetables season affective disorder Best Winter Foods for Kids The Best Winter Foods fo…

  • 6 Great Apps to Teach Kids about Nutrition

    02/02/2015

    Want your tech-savvy kids to be more interested in nutrition? There’s an app for that! nutrition apps kids eat right apps for kids apps tech-savvy nutrition 6 Great Apps to Teach Kids about Nutrition 6 Great Apps to Teach Kids about Nutrition Marisa Moore Want your tech-savvy kids to be more interes…

  • Eat Right for Cancer Prevention

    02/04/2015

    While cancer can leave us feeling helpless, the good news is that there are measures you can take to prevent the disease. cancer cancer prevention eat right for cancer prevention Eat Right for Cancer Prevention Eat Right for Cancer Prevention Sharon Denny Chances are your life has been touched by ca…

  • Health Takes Flight: Snack Foods in Airports

    01/30/2015

    After braving crowds, lines and turbulence, even the most health-conscious air travelers can find themselves searching for comfort foods available in airports. Learn strategies to eat right in the airport. healthiest airport food healthy travel travel snacks Health Takes Flight: Snack Foods in Airpo…

  • Weight Gain at College

    01/20/2015

    The Freshman 15, as it is commonly know, is a real concern for many college students — not just freshman and not always 15 pounds, sometimes less, sometimes more. freshman 15 weight gain college college nutrition Weight Gain at College Weight Gain at College Wendy Marcason The Freshman 15, as it is …

  • Should We Eat Like Our Caveman Ancestors?

    01/19/2015

    The Paleolithic (Paleo) diet, also called the "Caveman" or "Stone Age" diet, centers around the idea that if we eat like our ancestors did 10,000 years ago, we'll be healthier, lose weight and curb disease. Paleolithic diet Paleo diet Caveman diet Stone Age diet weight lose C…

  • 8 Ways to Beat the Freshman 15

    01/20/2015

    While you can't handpick your freshman year roommate, you can take steps to eat healthy and avoid the dreaded Freshman 15 weight gain your first year of college. freshman 15 college nutrition freshman year college health 8 Ways to Beat the Freshman 15 8 Ways to Beat the Freshman 15 Wendy Marcaso…

  • Protect Your Health - Immune-Boosting Nutrition

    01/27/2015

    Good nutrition is essential to a strong immune system, which may offer protection from seasonal illness such as the flu, as well as other health problems. immune-boosting nutrition immune system seasonal illness good nutrition arthritis allergies abnormal cell development cancer Protect Your Health …