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How To Thaw Frozen Food

How do you thaw frozen foods? In the fridge? In the microwave oven? Under running water? Or do you risk food-borne illness by thawing food on your kitchen counter? Bacteria that cause food-borne illness grow fastest between 40° and 140°F. A sing.. Read More

Healthy Eating Challenge (365 Days) | 05.30.12 | No Comments

How To Find Time To Workout

Do you work in a daily workout? Too busy? Overloaded family demands and workday? You don’t need to make a huge time commitment to make health-promoting moves. For an everyday active lifestyle, here are some tips on How To Find Time To Workout: .. Read More

Healthy Eating Challenge (365 Days) | 05.28.12 | No Comments

Eating Out Healthy

Remember when eating out was a special occasion? That’s changed! On average, today’s American consumers eat out more than four times a week and spend more than 46 percent of their food dollars away from home. That said, eating out needs as muc.. Read More

Healthy Eating Challenge (365 Days) | 05.26.12 | No Comments

Amazing Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

Have a sweet tooth? Nibble a sweet potato! Think about this. One-half cup of sweet potatoes delivers more beta carotene (antioxidant) than 12 cups of broccoli. Sweet potatoes also supply vitamin E, another antioxidant, and potassium, too. Raw swee.. Read More

Healthy Eating Challenge (365 Days) | 05.25.12 | No Comments

Getting Enough Iron?

Getting enough iron? If you’re female, maybe not! Yet, to feel energized, your body needs enough iron to carry oxygen to body cells where energy is made. To replace iron lost monthly in menstrual flow, women need more iron than men: 18 milligram.. Read More

Healthy Eating Challenge (365 Days) | 05.21.12 | No Comments

From the Inside Out

Ever feel that if you could just lose (or gain) a few pounds you would feel content, worthy, and in control? News flash: Body size can’t do that. And this “outside-in” approach to dieting instead may set you up for failure. Instead look at your.. Read More

Healthy Eating Challenge (365 Days) | 05.19.12 | No Comments

Seven Easy Ways To Eat Smarter

Do you eat fast food at least once a week? About a third of all consumers do. That’s okay sometimes, but many fast foods deliver a lot of calories and fat, yet they often come up short on vitamins, minerals, and fiber. The next time you head for.. Read More

Healthy Eating Challenge (365 Days) | 05.17.12 | No Comments

High-Salt Eating Linked To High Blood Pressure

Need to watch your salt intake? Are you one of the 39 percent of Americans who have high-normal or high blood pressure? Since high-salt eating is linked to high blood pressure, you’re smart to choose and prepare foods with less salt. But what if.. Read More

Healthy Eating Challenge (365 Days) | 05.15.12 | No Comments

Love Eating Spicy Foods?

Mild to hot, chili peppers are in high demand—and give food more than flavor. Flavorwise, chiles’ hot substance, capsaicin, stimulates pain receptors in your mouth. The more capsaicin, the hotter the chile. From mildest to hottest: anaheim pepper.. Read More

Healthy Eating Challenge (365 Days) | 04.13.12 | No Comments

How To Prevent Food-Borne Illnesses

Before you blame a flu bug for an upset stomach, consider that foodborne illness often starts at home. How can you avoid it? Frequent handwashing, proper cooking temperatures, and prompt refrigeration, for starters. Just as important is to keep fo.. Read More

Healthy Eating Challenge (365 Days) | 04.11.12 | No Comments

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