A New Cookbook May Help Sneak Veggies into Family-Favorite Dishes

Most adults in America aren’t eating the recommended 5 servings of fruits and vegetables and most kids are eating even less.  Needless to say, fruits and vegetables are truly natures’ “superfoods” that are packed with vitamins and minerals which are essential for overall health and they aid in the growth and development of children. Many […]

Most Americans Are Overeating Sugar, Are You?

I have written several times about the importance of limiting added sugars in the diet, and this month another article came out in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, once again confirming these recommendations.  “Added sugars” are defined as the sugar used in processed and prepared foods (i.e. sodas, cakes, ice cream) and the […]

One Fish, Two Fish…How Much is Too Much?

  We often hear about the health benefits of fish, but then we also hear that fish contains mercury.  This leaves many people wondering is fish good for you and how much is safe?  Mercury occurs naturally in the environment and it also comes from industrial pollution.  This mercury accumulates in water, turns into methylmercury […]