Health & Nutrition Blogs

Eating Habits Start in Childhood
October 31, 2012, 9:07 am CDT
By Janet Potts, RD, LD By the time most children are in elementary school, they know the basics of healthy eating. But whether or not they actually have good eating habits depends on what is learned and practiced at home. Healthy, or unhealthy, eating...
The Sweet Life
October 10, 2012, 3:53 pm CDT
By Kathy Smith, fitness expert, author and TV personality When it comes to diet, most of us have already gotten the message loud and clear: sugar is bad. But not as many of us realize just how serious a threat sugar can pose to our health and well-being...
What Are Healthy Foods: The Case for Organic Food
September 28, 2012, 10:32 am CDT
In early September, Stanford University published a study concluding that organically grown foods were no more nutritious than conventionally grown foods. The study’s conclusions were based on the examination of many other studies measuring the level of...
Boost Your Brain Power
September 24, 2012, 1:05 pm CDT
By Janet Potts, RD, LD Who hasn’t misplaced their keys or forgotten what they were going to say? These temporary memory glitches are normal. Stress and fatigue can certainly play a role. But so can healthy eating. Unlike our muscles, the brain cannot...
eating healthy, whole grain recipes, cooking light recipes, cookware reviews
June 20, 2012, 1:13 pm CDT
With millions of people worldwide battling diabetes, this disease is currently the fastest growing disease in the world. While it is widely known that people with diabetes may also suffer from other ailments such as heart disease and kidney failure,...