Health Education

Bring on the Berries: How to Select, Prepare, and Store Summer Berries With Recipe Ideas

Whether you buy berries at the market, grow them at home, pick them at local farms, or stash them in…

Tips for Using Honey as a Sugar Substitute

Sugar vs Honey Benefits Honey is, in fact, another form of sugar. Although honey has the same basic composition as…

How to Choose Good Calcium Supplements

The role of calcium in bone health is indisputable. We’ve previously talked about food sources of calcium and the recommended…

Part 2: How Much Daily Calcium Do I Need? From What Food Sources? Milk Alternatives?

Part 2:  How Much Daily Calcium Do I Need? Here is a list of the current daily recommended calcium requirements:…

Part 1: Reasons to Include More Dairy In Your Diet

A healthy diet can improve your quality of life and reduce the risk of developing negative health conditions. While the…

Your Snacks: Chance or Choice?

Frequently asked questions about snacking to the experts. Let’s look at what they said, with healthy snack suggestions to follow.…

How to Increase Your Veggie Intake

Do you find it challenging to routinely fit vegetables into your diet? Most Americans do. The average American eats about…

Coffee vs Tea: Which is Better For You?

The answer depends on many things such as taste, cost, preparation time and health benefits/challenges from caffeine or tannins. TEA…

Potato Fun Facts

For you potato lovers out there, here are 10 fun facts to know and tell about our beloved potatoes.  …

To Salt or Not to Salt: Facts on Sodium

What is Sodium?  Sodium is a mineral needed by the human body for regulation of fluid balance, contraction of muscles…