Recipes & Nutrition

Back to School Means Back to School LunchRecipes & Nutrition

Back to School Means Back to School Lunch

How to tell if your child’s school offers heart healthy lunches? We’ve heard the startling statistics: one third of American
7 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing the Belly FatRecipes & Nutrition

7 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing the Belly Fat

Spare tire, jelly belly or muffin top. There’s a lot of lighthearted names for it, but the reality is having
Best Bedtime Snacks for Good SleepBody & Mind

Best Bedtime Snacks for Good Sleep

Sleep is essential for good health. Sleep deprivation can lead to various health problems. Eating a satisfying snack before bedtime
Get the Facts: Demystifying Nutrition PanelsRecipes & Nutrition

Get the Facts: Demystifying Nutrition Panels

Do you sometimes find yourself standing in the middle of the grocery aisle, squinting at a label, wondering how in
What to Eat this SpringRecipes & Nutrition

What to Eat this Spring

Spring has sprung in the Lowcountry. Along with warmer temperatures, azaleas and lots of pollen many great fruits and vegetables
Super Fruits for Health and WellnessRecipes & Nutrition

Super Fruits for Health and Wellness

Fresh fruits offer benefits on so many levels. They’re not only beautiful to look at (an easy, inexpensive and edible
Tofu is Terrific…And Healthy!Recipes & Nutrition

Tofu is Terrific…And Healthy!

Some people hear tofu and immediately turn up their nose, but we say don’t knock it till you try it.
It’s Ok to Get SaucyRecipes & Nutrition

It’s Ok to Get Saucy

While eating healthy is great for your waistline, it can be boring. But, don’t get discouraged. You can bring some
What do Hormones have to do with Eating?Body & Mind

What do Hormones have to do with Eating?

Hormones sometimes get a bad rap. When things in our body aren’t working just right we have a tendency to
Fiber for FitnessRecipes & Nutrition

Fiber for Fitness

Many of us know the struggle of getting to and maintaining a healthy weight. Everywhere you turn there is advice
Healthy Eating Tips to Trim Your Waistline and Your WalletRecipes & Nutrition

Healthy Eating Tips to Trim Your Waistline and Your Wallet

Food costs take a big chunk of the family budget each month, and while most of us would love to
Eating In, It’s “What’s for Dinner”Recipes & Nutrition

Eating In, It’s “What’s for Dinner”

As Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz famously said, “There’s no place like home,” this is especially true when it
Salad SabotagesRecipes & Nutrition

Salad Sabotages

When people think about eating healthy many think of salads. Salads can be an excellent way to do just that,
Examining OvereatingRecipes & Nutrition

Examining Overeating

Contrary to what some may believe, the majority of people that are overweight or obese are not binge eating a
Tune Up Your DietRecipes & Nutrition

Tune Up Your Diet

Giving your diet a tune up can have some extraordinary benefits with just a little effort. Instead of trying to follow
Kick the Can! 5 Ways to Get Your Soup OnRecipes & Nutrition

Kick the Can! 5 Ways to Get Your Soup On

Even for us warm-blooded creatures, winter invites a certain hibernation. ‘Tis the season to stay in and snuggle up, to
Waistlines and GuidelinesRecipes & Nutrition

Waistlines and Guidelines

Yep, it’s a blank slate New Year, which means (drum roll)…yet another set of newly released dietary guidelines. Actually, these
Cinnamon and Type 2 DiabetesRecipes & Nutrition

Cinnamon and Type 2 Diabetes

For centuries cinnamon has been used as a spice and as a medicine, especially in the Chinese culture. Today, there
To Snack or Not to Snack?Recipes & Nutrition

To Snack or Not to Snack?

Many opinions exist whether snacks should be incorporated into a daily meal plan. Although there are no set rules, for
Make Half of Your Grains Whole!Recipes & Nutrition

Make Half of Your Grains Whole!

Today’s average American diet is loaded with refined grains and carbohydrates, such as white flour and white rice. White bread,
Nutrition is Important Even for TeensFamily

Nutrition is Important Even for Teens

According to the CDC, the obesity rate of teens has tripled in the last 30 years. In 1980, 5% of
Be Sugar SmartRecipes & Nutrition

Be Sugar Smart

Sugar goes by many names, which makes it difficult to find on ingredient lists. However, this sneaky added sugar is
Empty Calories Add Up!Recipes & Nutrition

Empty Calories Add Up!

The typical American diet is full of processed foods that contain high amounts of sugar, fat and salt. This diet
A Spoonful: The Not-So-Sweet News on SugarRecipes & Nutrition

A Spoonful: The Not-So-Sweet News on Sugar

Americans eat about 100 pounds of sugar a year, each of us! Holy Sweet Tooth!! Today let’s chase that big