Build a Budget-Friendly Grocery List

Think healthy eating has to be expensive? Think again. Comparing cost per nutrients when searching for nutrient-rich fruits, vegetables, whole grains and milk can not only save you money, but can affect your health in the long run. “We’re all watching our budgets these days,” said Michelle Dudash, registered dietitian, mom and author of the […]

Discover the Nutritional Value of Broccoli

Broccoli is one of the few super foods that is so packed with benefits, that if you’re not eating it on a regular basis, then you’re depriving your body of some very valuable nutrients. It is often one of the least favorite vegetables for kids, and former President George H. W. Bush didn’t help things […]

New MyPlate Icon Replaces Food Pyramid

The outdated food pyramid has been sent out to pasture. In its place you will find a more modern concept. This newly unveiled idea is being labeled “MyPlate.” It was unveiled on June 2, 2011. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and First Lady Michelle Obama came up with the newly designed nutritional outline. The newly introduced […]

Latest Nutrition Data on Eggs Reveals Lower Cholesterol

The Agriculture Research Service, a part of the United States Department of Agriculture, has just released new data on the nutrition of eggs that suggests that they have lower amounts of cholesterol than had been thought. The Agricultural Research Service reviewed in a recent study the composition of nutrients in large standard eggs and came […]

New Study Affirms Meat Important for Healthy Diet

The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans has affirmed that poultry and meat products are considered an important part of a healthy and well balanced diet, says the American Meat Institute. The guidelines leave unchanged previous recommendations that Americans should eat between five and seven ounces from the poultry, meat or bean group each day. James […]

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