Food and Health, Prevention

Many people use sugar substitutes to reduce their empty calorie intake and improve their health. But do these products actually live up to their hype? In this post, we evaluate various sugar substitutes and reveal the most effective ways to use them.
 
Food and Health, MyPlate

This post explores the basics of fiber. Learn about the differences between soluble and insoluble fiber, fiber's health benefits, where to find high-fiber foods, and more!
 
Food and Health, MyPlate

Here are many ways to use a plate for portion control. After all, size matters. What you put on the plate matters. Using a plate to visualize how much you are eating is a great idea. We like to think of a plate as a reverse piggy bank. The smaller it is, the more you save!!
 
Food and Health, Kids

To test my son's hypothesis of satiety for his science fair project, each volunteer ate as much as they wanted until they felt full and the amount was recorded. To ensure that each volunteer was hungry and to avoid bias each volunteer was not allowed to eat 2 hours...
 
Cooking, Food and Health

Researchers at the Pennsylvania State University completed a study that shows that hiding veggies in foods is an effective strategy to get people to eat more veggies and significantly fewer calories. We wanted to give this fun idea of hiding pureed vegetables in foods a try.