Category Archive: Nutrition

Fat: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Not all fats are created equal. You may think that fat—in any form—is bad for you and will pack on the pounds. Not necessarily so. There are different types of fat, even some… Continue reading

Oatmeal and Almond Cookies

Ingredients 1¾ cup all-purpose flour ¼ cup whole wheat flour ½ tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. cinnamon ½ cup margarine or butter, softened ½ cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs… Continue reading

Shopping for Weight Loss?

The grocery store has everything you need to ensure your meals and snacks are healthy ones. Unfortunately, it’s also well stocked with food that can thwart those healthy goals. But with a little… Continue reading

Do Farmers’ Markets Boost Fruit and Veggie Intake?

Trying to get more fresh fruits and veggies into your diet? Try shopping at your local farmers’ market. Research suggests that people who visit farmers’ markets eat more fruits and veggies than people… Continue reading

Learn to Eat Mindfully

Mindful eating is a different approach to eating and enjoying food. We live in such a fast-paced world that you can easily forget to appreciate food. Many people eat while watching TV, using… Continue reading

Chicken Yogurt Casserole

Ingredients cooking spray 6 3-oz. chicken breasts, boneless, skinless 1 cup carrots, sliced 1 cup peas 2 cups nonfat plain yogurt ¼ cup 1% low fat milk 1 tsp. paprika 1½ cup corn… Continue reading

Nutrition Challenge

Take our Nutrition Challenge and swap one unhealthy food item with one serving of fresh fruit or vegetables. Then reward yourself for making the swap!

A Peek at Pecans

Pecans are one of the world’s healthiest nuts. In fact, next to walnuts and chestnuts, pecans have the highest amount of antioxidants of all the tree nuts. These are nutrients that help your… Continue reading

You Won’t Miss These Calories

If you eat whole foods, watch your portion size, and plan ahead, you will be on your way to healthy weight management. But here are a few more ways you might be able… Continue reading

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Ingredients cooking spray 8 oz. skinless, boneless chicken breast ½ tsp. canola oil 1 cup chopped onions 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp. dried oregano 1/8 tsp. black pepper 1¾ cups green chile… Continue reading

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