Your whole life you’ve been told to “eat your veggies.” As it turns out, mom and dad were right. Long gone are the days you nudge your broccoli to the edge of the plate with a sour pout. Today, that expression takes on a whole new meaning. The number of people shifting away from the … Continue reading Plant-based diet 101: What to consider before going vegetarian or vegan
Coconut water, the clear, tangy liquid inside young coconuts, has his the U.S. market by storm. It’s been promoted as the sports drink of Mother Nature and has even been claimed to help with weight loss, slow aging and in lowering blood pressure. However, there has been little research to prove these claims. So what … Continue reading Is Coconut Water Better for Rehydration?
Summer wouldn’t be the same for many Americans without the traditional backyard barbecue. By planning ahead and making healthy choices, you can enjoy summer barbecues and reduce your risk for developing chronic diseases. Add flavor and variety to your next barbecue with these 3 quick tips: 1. PLAN AHEAD AND SERVE SMARTER SIDES Know how many people … Continue reading 3 Quick Tips for a Healthy Cookout
As summer approaches, here are some outdoor activities that can help any toddler, preschooler or the “picky eater” of the family to learn more about how our fruits and veggies grow, look, feel and taste. Learning through gardening has been one of the most powerful tools parents can share with their children to develop healthy … Continue reading How Gardening Can Enhance Your Child’s Senses