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A Antioxidants are nutrients and/or phytochemicals that protect healthy cells from damage by free radicals. Vitamins C and E, the carotenoids, and selenium are all antioxidants. B Broccoli is a good source of vitamin C and the carotenoids. C Carotenoids are antioxidants found in red, deep yellow, orange and...
 
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This year, play an April Fool’s trick on everyone’s taste buds. Sneak in some extra nutrition in ways no one will ever suspect – but will have them asking for more! The ideas below can help you enjoy good foods you might not otherwise eat enough of. Boost Your...
 
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Activity and Exercise • Take the stairs instead of the elevator • Park further from work and walk • Get off the bus or subway early • Save gas--walk or bike ride to run errands • Join a "mall walkers" group or aerobics class • Go ice skating or roller skating • Walk around the ... The Building Blocks of a Healthy Lifestyle
 
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Breakfast: To Eat or Not To Eat? People trying to lose weight often skip breakfast to cut calories or because they think a morning meal makes them hungry later. "Some people complain that if they eat breakfast, they get hungry during the day," says Rachel Trevethan, MS, RD, LD,...
 
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Asparagus has been consumed as a vegetable for over two thousand years. It originated in the countries of the eastern Mediterranean region and remnants of wild asparagus have been found in northern and southern Africa. Archeologists have discovered asparagus seeds in ancient pyramids. In the Middle Ages, healers believed...