Category Archive: Nutrition Challenges

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Not all types of fat are bad for your heart. In fact, eating healthy fats may help reduce your risk of heart disease. Nuts, avocados, salmon, and olive oil contain heart-healthy fats. Besides… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

    Try to stock your kitchen with healthy foods that are low in salt, added sugar, and unhealthy fats. And make these foods easy to see. That way they’ll be likely to… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Don’t let fruits and veggies be an afterthought. Make them the centerpiece of your healthy eating plan. One tip that may help you do that is to start each shopping trip in the… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Think about chilled, sliced cucumbers mixed with diced red onion, tomatoes, and cilantro. Sounds like a cool, refreshing treat on a hot summer’s day, right? Or how about cold melon balls mixed with… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

Homemade dressings often have less fat, calories, added sugar, and salt than the store-bought ones. And they’re easy to make. Start with 3 parts oil to 1 part acid, such as lemon juice… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

The Mediterranean Diet is based on the traditional foods of the countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. People in that part of the world tend to have lower rates of heart disease and other… Continue reading

NUTRITION CHALLENGE

The 4th of July is just around the corner. As you plan ahead, think about ways you can cut out some of the calories, fat, salt, and added sugar from your holiday fare.… Continue reading

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

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