- July 1st, 2013
Americans are getting heavier—rates of obesity have doubled in the last 30 years—and along with that comes an epidemic of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. This is quite clearly connected with our modern culinary proclivities and their perfect-storm partners, our crazy lifestyle, stress, and lack of sleep.A closer look at the foods that make us wellBy Adam Swenson
- June 1st, 2013
Summer brings us sunshine, longer days, vacations, and delicious fruits—so many things to welcome with open arms that can provide better energy.The essential foods and supplementsBy Ashley Koff, RD
- June 1st, 2013
What it is:
Vitamin C is a water-soluble nutrient that our body needs to function properly. The body does not make this vitamin, so it must be consumed through food or supplements. Since the 1700s, it has been known as the “antiscorbutic factor” due to its ability to prevent scurvy.
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- April 1st, 2013
The popularity of organic foods continues to grow despite its higher price tag. Though some research has found organic food to be no more nutritious than its conventional counterpart, not all studies agree. Despite the conflicting results of nutrient content studies, the benefits of organic foods go far beyond vitamins and minerals.Go Beyond NutritionBy Brenda Watson
- August 1st, 2012
I once lived where blackberries grew wild along the fringes of our woods. For a few days in midsummer, if we could get to the bushes before the squirrels did, my young sons and I would have a berry feast. Very little fruit made it into the colanders we carried; we mostly grazed like forest animals.Combine summer berries for extra boost of nutrition.By Dorothy Foltz-Gray
- April 1st, 2012
Modifying the diet of an autistic child or adult sets the stage for success in making sure their needs are being met while keeping their behavior in check. Food additives have made it difficult to control diet, but here is a list of things to add and to avoid.What to add and what to avoid.