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Healthy Eating

Make sense of all that you’ve heard about eating healthy, nutritious foods and having a balanced diet.


Go Plant Power!

As parents, it’s not uncommon to want our kids to eat their fruits and veggies – and it’s not news that eating them is linked…


Swiss Chard – A Tasty Leafy Green Your Family will Enjoy!

It’s hard to get enough greens in my family’s diet. So we rely on Swiss chard , a family favorite, and a frequent go-to veggie.…


What Kids Eat Today Prevents Cancer Tomorrow!

Approximately one in three cancers could be prevented if we all ate smarter, moved more and weighed less, according to the American Institute for Cancer…


5 Ways to Prepare for Food Day

It’s just 5 Days away from food day!  Use this as a time to get your kids cooking in the kitchen by helping prepare more…


Garlic: Roast it!

Pretty much every cuisine around the world has dishes that involve garlic. So why have so many cultures embraced this versatile cooking ingredient? It smells…


In Defense of Okra

What did okra ever do to you? Besides being an itchy plant when it grows, it is harmless. But, throughout so much of the country…


Why Eat Less Meat?

It’s not news that the typical U.S. diet—what researchers call the “Western diet”, loaded with meat, saturated fat, processed foods, salt and sugar and low…


Fill Your Plate with Plants for National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month, a time to kick start your goals for getting fit, feeling great, and looking good.  And this year the National…


5 Tips for Using the Fooducate App

1)    Be prepared to open your eyes and expand your mind –Food staples that you may have thought to be healthy may not be so…


Chinese New Year – Healthy Eating Tips!

The Chinese New Year is a time of great celebration that lasts for 2 weeks, and starts on the first day of the Chinese calendar.…