Foods

Say goodbye to winter blues with vitamin D-rich foods

(BPT) – Winter got you down? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is estimated to affect 10 million Americans, according to Psychology Today. Another 10 percent to 20 percent may have mild SAD. Even if you don’t have diagnosed SAD, it’s not uncommon to have bouts of the winter blues. There are many reasons people experience a […]

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Simplifying baby nutrition: Expert advice for your infant’s first foods

(BPT) – Your cooing, curious, incredibly cute baby is now 6 months old and you’ve got the go-ahead from your pediatrician to start solid foods. You both are excited to begin this new adventure, but when you head to the store you are suddenly confused by a sea of options. Which foods are safe for […]

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Why skip breakfast? 5 warm comfort foods that cook in 3 minutes

(BPT) – In spite of the well-documented drawbacks of not eating breakfast, approximately 30 percent of Americans are still failing to fuel themselves in the morning, according to WebMD. And many of those moving through their days with empty stomachs blame a lack of convenience. Earlier this year, the Washington Post pointed to research showing […]

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How fake news might affect your favorite foods

(BPT) – The “certified organic” seal is synonymous with healthy living and clean eating. But what exactly does it mean? And who decides what is or is not certified organic? In the United States, food is certified organic by the United States Department of Agriculture. The seal verifies that a product has been made with […]

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Simple, healthy twists to favorite family foods

(BPT) – From favorite meals to the snacks they ask for daily, you probably have a list committed to memory of the foods your family enjoys most. Wish you could up the nutrition factor on some of those items? With a few healthy twists, you can easily encourage your family to eat more wholesome snacks […]

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The truth behind 2 popular ‘health’ foods

(BPT) – Did you dance in delight the first time you heard that dark chocolate is good for you? Did you think that your favorite indulgence just became an official ‘health food?’ Popular culture often makes too much of health benefit claims, especially when it comes to food and drink that many people consider guilty […]

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90% child bone mass acquired by age 20 – nutrient packed foods can help

(BPT) – Most people associate bone density and skeletal concerns with advanced age. However, healthy bones form during childhood with the majority of bone density established before kids reach their 20s. Is it time to shift the focus to the early years rather than the later? Up to 90 percent of peak bone mass is […]

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90% child bone mass acquired by age 20 – nutrient packed foods can help

(BPT) – Most people associate bone density and skeletal concerns with advanced age. However, healthy bones form during childhood with the majority of bone density established before kids reach their 20s. Is it time to shift the focus to the early years rather than the later? Up to 90 percent of peak bone mass is […]

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Just Say No: Healthy Eating And Peer Pressure

If you are on a diet or simply enjoying a healthy lifestyle, than you probably know that peer pressure to eat foods that are not good for you is a major part of your life. If you are concerned about nutrition and the food that goes into your mouth, don’t worry ?there are ways to […]

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Cheap, Healthy Foods – Watch Your Weight And Your Budget

A major issue for those who are trying to create a healthy lifestyle is the cost of healthy food. There are many products on the shelves of your local grocery store that are healthy, But most of them have a larger price tag than the unhealthy, high-fat foods. There are options. If you shop wisely, […]

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