Beware of Acrylamide in Food

If you’re someone who prefers your toast, or potatoes, on the dark side or burnt, you may want to rethink your preference according to new studies that link high temperatures to cancer causing… Continue reading

Holiday Cooking Tips to Cut Calories and Avoid Weight Gain

Most of the holiday festivities center around planning a delicious array of your favorite foods to enjoy with your family and friends. Although these tasty dishes and baked goods make a wonderful feast… Continue reading

Importance of Iodine in Your Diet

Sufficient amounts of iodine is necessary not only for the healthy function of the thyroid gland, but also for optimal, overall health. The truth is nearly 74% of healthy adults may not consume… Continue reading

Healthy Food Portion Sizes to Avoid Weight Gain

An important part of eating healthy is choosing the right portion size for the food you eat. The truth is, although you may be choosing a nutritious mix of food to stay healthy… Continue reading

Boost Your Body’s Defenses Naturally

When cold and flu season is upon us, it’s important to have a strong immune system to stay healthy and ward off viruses and bacteria that are always ready to invade and weaken… Continue reading

Health and Weight Loss Benefits of Garbanzo Beans

One highly nutritious part of the legume family are the garbanzo beans, also known as chickpeas. This nutty, buttery tasting bean is an excellent source of protein and fiber and consumed more than… Continue reading

Health Benefits of Seven Herbal Teas

The many medicinal benefits of herbal tea have been loved by people for centuries, and now this soothing beverage is even more popular than before. The truth is some researchers have found that… Continue reading

Healthy and Easy, Low-Fat Chicken Stew

Many people struggle with hectic lifestyles that leave them with little or no time, to cook a nutritious, low-fat meal for themselves, or their family. For many people, fast food has become a… Continue reading

Healthy Halloween Tips

If you’re like most parents, trying to teach your children healthy eating habits becomes a real struggle when Halloween comes around. The truth is, the temptation to load up on sugary sweets is… Continue reading

Food Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

Many of the holiday gatherings center on a variety of delicious food platters, desserts, and festive drinks to celebrate. Although this may be the perfect time to try out that new recipe you’ve… Continue reading