Tag Archive: Nutrition

Nutrition Challenge

Take our Nutrition Challenge and for a crunchy, chocolaty treat without sugar, try raw cacao nibs!

Minerals Matter, Too

You probably already know the importance of getting enough of the right vitamins. But what about your minerals? These may not get as much attention. But your body needs minerals just as much… Continue reading

Drink Up!

Summer is in full swing, the weather is warm, and many are taking to the water to keep cool. Whether you’re swimming, fishing, or water skiing, water is perfect for all kinds of… Continue reading

Breakfast Rice

Ingredients 2 cups wild rice, cooked ½ cup nonfat milk (or soy milk) 2 Tbsp. dates, chopped ¼ cup dried cranberries 1 Tbsp. berry jam (or any flavor) ¼ cup pineapple bits 1… Continue reading

Chicken Salad With Balsamic Vinegar Dressing

Ingredients cooking spray 4 3-oz. skinless, boneless chicken breasts 3 ½ cups cooked wild rice 1 cup sliced red onions 1 cup red grapes, halved ¼ cups chopped walnuts 1 Tbsp. grated lemon… Continue reading

Everything You Wanted to Know About Vitamin K

You don’t hear as much about vitamin K as other vitamins, but it is just as vital. It helps your body make the proteins you need for blood clotting and for bone growth.… Continue reading

A Low-Calorie, Nutrient-Rich Snack That’s Hard to Resist

Quick quiz: You feel a little hungry, but it’s not yet time for lunch. Should you reach for an apple or packaged cookies?  Whether you’re watching your weight or just trying to eat… Continue reading

Five Summer Food Necessities

By: Kaitlin Cofer It’s summer!  Time to break out the sunblock, fire up the barbecue and get outside!  But, what are you going to eat on those hot, sunny days?  Below is a… Continue reading

The Healthier Choice: Multi-Grain or Whole Grain?

Have you ever grabbed a loaf of “7-grain” or “multi-grain” bread off the grocery store shelf, thinking you were getting all the health benefits of whole grain bread? Think again. The terms multi-grain… Continue reading

Nutrition Labels – Which Nutrients to Limit

Nutrition labels may seem confusing, but they’re really not hard to understand once you know the basics. And reading them can help you make quick, smart food choices. A nutrition label can help… Continue reading

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