Category: Nutrition & Food

Fun Food Facts With – Carrots

Food 104

What’s up Doc?  Carrots!! These root vegetables are a biennial plant that are native to Europe and Southwestern Asia.  The wild carrots, smaller and less palatable than the domesticated ones, were originally grown for their leaves and seeds in Iran and Afghanistan, not the root […] Read More …

All About Zucchini

iStock_000002493406XSmall

The zucchini is a long, dark green fruit that measures from 8 to 10 inches. A summer squash, zucchinis have a thinner and more tender skin than winter squashes. They also feature a mild taste. Benefits Zucchinis make a nutritious addition to most diets. The […] Read More …

4 Good Reasons To Eat Right!

If your body is not functioning at an optimum level, you will be unable to do the things that make you happy. In order to have a healthy body, you need to do the right things that consist of living a healthy lifestyle. Most importantly, […] Read More …

Healthy Summer Break Tips

Tips For Packing Healthy Lunches In The Summer Time: Some types of fruits travel easier in a lunch bag like grapes, orange slices or cherries. Choose fruits that won’t get bruised as easily as others. Keep a handful of water bottles in your freezer. Throw […] Read More …

Gardening with Your Kids

If you’re making plans to plant a garden this year, be sure to include the kids. Numerous studies have shown that participation in garden programs can have a positive impact on children’s attitudes toward fruits and vegetables. As part of a healthy eating pattern, fruits […] Read More …

Watermelon: The Coolest Summer Snack!

Stay Cool and LovelyWatermelon is an amazing fruit, which can work wonders for your skin. It acts as a natural moisturizer as well as a toner and keeps the skin cool, glowing and fresh. The Smartest Pick for Losing WeightPacked with vitamins and minerals the […] Read More …

Tart-tastic Health Tips!

Water is good for you. Lemon juice is good for you. Put them together, and you’ve got a beverage that will help you to lose weight and stay full — and it packs a nice punch of vitamin C, too. To get the health benefit, […] Read More …

Holiday Cookie Fun Facts!

Here is a little cookie quiz for you during your Christmas holiday weeks! Are you a cookie genius, or just a good taste tester? FIND OUT! Write down your answers and see how you did! (answers are at the end of the quiz)   1) […] Read More …

Next Page »