Browsing the "healthy eating" Tag

Show Your Kids’ Lunch Ladies the Love

September 29th, 2014 | by Mary Gerush

Children's book author Jarrett Krosoczka's lunch lady inspired him to write his Lunch Lady graphic novel series. Lunch ladies are heroes. Here's why


A Weight Loss App that Feeds the Hungry

September 13th, 2014 | by Mary Gerush

Who couldn't stand to lose a few pounds? What if you had a free weight loss app to help you? And using that app also benefitted your local food bank


Meatless Monday: Meet Your Mates

July 31st, 2014 | by Mary Gerush

We just embraced the meatless Monday concept. With that on my mind, I wondered why there aren't themes for other weeknights. So my wheels started turning


Not as Hard as You Think: Veganism is My ‘Easy Button’ for Healthy Eating

June 12th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton

'I just could never do it!' my friend said. 'Just, gosh, the constant vigilance -- I could never be vegan, it'd be way too hard for me!' Then she told me all about the new Weight Watcher's plan she's on now, since the gluten-free diet failed to perform as promised. Points, lists, calories, meetings, portion measurements -- all designed to counteract the chronic obesity spiking her risks for diabetes, stroke, cancer, heart disease, and early mortality resulting from standard American food habits. As I listened, I had the feeling I always have in conversations like this: seriously?! Veganism is just SO MUCH EASIER than all'a that!


Which Vegetables Boast Maximum Nutrition?

March 18th, 2014 | by Mary Gerush

Food Day 2014 is months away, but the Food Day crew is busy spreading nuggets of real food wisdom, including this chart ranking nutrition in 73 vegetables



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