Nutrition

The gap also has to do with African-American kids watching more "youth-targeted" networks.

Opting for grilled chicken or seafood this summer may save a woman’s life. According to the result of a 20-year study, women who ate the…

Who doesn’t want pretty skin??? Let’s “face” it: Warmer weather puts the health of your skin on display. And with the right health habits, including…

According to the CDC, vitamins are defined as “any of a group of organic compounds that are essential for normal growth, development and nutrition and…

Millions of Americans, including middle-aged and older Americans, have a very protein-rich diet. But now, new studies have found something very interesting – while this…

Most Diet Nutritionists agree that all foods should be eaten in moderation, but are there foods that we should avoid all together? The truth is, there actually are unhealthy food types that you should try to avoid – some might say they are “foods to die for” – literally! How To Choose A Nutritious Lunch […]

The Obama administration is about to ditch the food pyramid, that symbol of healthy eating for the last two decades. In its place officials are dishing up a simple, plate-shaped symbol, sliced into wedges for the basic food groups and half-filled with fruits and vegetables. The circular plate, which will be unveiled Thursday, is meant […]

Want to stick to your diet? Start snacking. It helps control hunger and rein in portion sizes at meals. And don’t worry, it’s supposed to feel indulgent. If a healthy snack isn’t satisfying, you’ll go in search of something that is. Tara Gidus, R.D., of the American Dietetic Association, says “A snack should fill you […]

At some point in your life you’ve probably heard the saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”. Although a cute and catchy phrase, I can not vouch for this infamous health claim. But what I will do is give you 8 ways to maintain a clean bill of health – which essentially has […]

Ever wonder what is the key to creamy soup without the cream? Fat-free milk and yogurt! Once you’ve mastered this recipe, mix it up with chicken breast or swap out the shrimp with another type of seafood. Prep Time: 20 min Start to Finish: 45 min Makes: 4 servings Ingredients: 2 teaspoons canola oil 1 […]

There’s something about those golden arches that make kids and child-like individuals get starry-eyed and salivate.  Through the years, our favorite restaurant, McDonald’s has continued…

When making your new years resolutions this year, why not add a healthier lifestyle to your list? Kick off 2011 with a healthier lifestyle and your mind and body will reap the benefits. Here are some basic tips that will get you started towards the new, healthier you: Set 2011 Goals – Do you need […]