Category Archive: Nutrition Challenges

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Foods high in calories, but low in nutrients, are not very healthy. French fries, candy, and cookies are a few foods that come to mind. They are OK as a treat once in… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Whole grains are brimming with fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Refined grains have been milled, which removes the bran and germ, right along with many of their nutrients. Try to limit foods made with… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Cooking your veggies with too much heat for too long a time can make them soggy and bland. It can also destroy their vitamins. Try to lower the heat and limit the time… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Feeling tired or moody all the time can be due to a host of causes. And they can be hard to pinpoint. Too much stress, too little sleep, a lack of exercise, or… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Your body needs vitamin B12 and other B vitamins to make energy from the food you eat. These vitamins help boost the iron in your blood by making red blood cells. Some studies… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Has it become a daily habit to hit the drive-thru for a burger and fries? Tonight, maybe order a grilled chicken or fish salad, instead. Do you nosh on cookies and cake left… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Potassium is a key mineral that many adults get too little of. You need it to build proteins and muscles. It helps control your heart beat. Too little of it can cause you… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Drinking enough water is a key way to stay hydrated. But it’s not the only way. Eating juicy fruits and veggies, sipping herbal tea, or eating soups and broths, can help, too. And… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Giving your fridge a makeover may help you cut down on clutter and put healthy grab-and-go foods within reach. First, toss out old items, like expired cartons of milk, moldy produce, or leftovers… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Carbohydrates are your body’s main source of fuel. But some carbs are high in sugar and starch, and low in fiber. That means they can cause a sudden spike in your blood sugar… Continue reading

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