A new paper, published in the journal Open Heart, argues that counting calories isn’t as important as looking at food’s nutritional value when it comes to heart health.
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“If you want people to choose healthier foods, emphasize the positive.” – Cornell University Study Cornell University recently published research in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics indicating that healthy eating education and policies are most effective when framed in positive terms. In other words, “dos” work better than “don’ts.” The researchers — David R. Just, […]
We keep hearing about positive cinnamon health benefits. This is good news, BUT… You should know a few things before you increase your intake.
We’re in a whatever-it-takes crisis mode when it comes to getting kids to eat more fruits and vegetables. But is a processed food approach the best way to solve this crisis?
Fruits and vegetables are at their best when they’re in season. But how do you know what’s in season now? I found some cool tools to answer that question.
We admire Chipotle restaurants for its sustainable approach to food. Now we know how the revolutionary “slow fast food” company’s approach to its people sustains its success.
What’s in your pantry? Is it filled with natural or processed foods? If you removed all but the healthy products, what would remain? Read these ten guidelines for a healthy pantry.
In 2013, I resolve to eat more whole grains! This is the first in a series of posts I plan to write about whole grains. Keep reading to learn with me and find delightful ways to prepare this healthy food.
PCRM’s controversial new billboard was prompted by a recent survey stating that “39 percent of Americans do not know what the colon is,” particularly that “colon” is another name for the large intestine. One in three Americans does not know what part of the body is more likely to get cancer as a result of eating processed meats in the first place.
The crisp fall weather has me in the mood for hot chili. Try out this quick recipe if you’re in need of a chili fix.
With peppers, along with many other vegetables, in season now it can be a daunting task to use everything in your garden before it starts to go bad. Try these 7 ways to use your bell peppers so you don’t waste your yield this year!
Snacking is not a bad thing. In fact, if you find yourself craving “something” at 3 o’clock or after dinner, you should take the time to really figure out what that “something” is. You body is sending you signals all the time, and it’s your job to listen to them. Wanting or craving snacks is […]
It is very easy to misjudge portion sizes. We get super-sized portions while dining out and most of us do not take the time to measure out what a true serving size looks like when we cook at home. Portion control can be your key to permanent weight loss or weight control. Before your next […]