Category Archive: Nutrition Challenges

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

It’s OK to enjoy a small amount of sweet treats every now and then. And you may have done just that on Valentine’s Day. But too much added sugar in your diet can… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Adding flavor with herbs and spices may help you consume less salt. That’s a good thing. Too much salt may raise your blood pressure, and increase your risk of stroke. Plus, using herbs… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

A high-fiber diet has a lot of health benefits. It can help lower cholesterol and control blood sugar. And it can help you maintain a healthy weight. Good sources of fiber include beans… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Instead of snacking on a couple of cookies, grab a handful of crunchy baby carrots. Or opt for a piece of fresh fruit after dinner instead of a bowl of ice cream. It… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Eating healthy during the week can be tough. After working all day, you may not have the time or the energy to cook. It’s tempting to hit up the drive through, order in,… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Many adults do not eat enough fresh fruit. If that sounds like you, think of ways to motivate yourself to eat more of it. First, stop and think about the host of health… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Carbs give you energy in the form of glucose (sugar). They also give you lots of vitamins and minerals that your body needs. But not all carbs are created equal. Complex carbs are… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

People who eat a plant-based diet tend to take in fewer calories and less fat than people who eat a meat-based diet. They also tend to weigh less and have a lower risk… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

  Fried chicken. French fries. Potato chips. Veggie tempura. Let’s face it. Fried foods can be tasty, crunchy, and satisfying. But, they tend to be high in trans and saturated fats. They can… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

A crisp chill is in the air. The leaves are turning color. And new varieties of squash are showing up in produce aisles everywhere. Butternut, acorn, pumpkin, and spaghetti squash are just a… Continue reading

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