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May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month in America. Now that the weather is warm and we have extended hours of sunshine, it’s time to celebrate physical activity in our lives! The...
Spring is finally here, which combines National Nutrition Month, National Frozen Foods Month and World Health Day. What does that mean for you? Well, it means you’ll not only be bombarded with...
You don't have to give up your holiday favorites in the name of health. In fact, there are plenty of nutrient-rich, lower-calorie versions of classic holiday dishes that you can add into your menu....
How can I avoid gaining weight over Thanksgiving? It’s a question Americans ask every November and it’s an important one, because Thanksgiving is merely the beginning of the holiday...
As the weather gets warmer, you might find yourself feeling “mucho” enthusiasm for Mexican inspired food. Tex-mex and Tradtional Mexican dishes are a favorite at the dinner table and at...
It’s National Nutrition Month (NNM) and while it may not be everybody’s favorite thing to celebrate, the Calorie Control Council is excited because this year’s theme is “Eat...
Carbohydrates typically provide the major energy contribution to our diet. The consumption of carbohydrates leads to rises in blood sugar or blood glucose and the nature of this rise in blood sugar,...
A recent study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine revealed that work-related factors may impact the total cost of obesity among U.S. full-time employees even more...
For people who have dieted this year and are trying to maintain a healthful weight, turkey leftovers — without the stuffing — may be a smart strategy going forward, according to a new...
The weather is cooling off and the holiday season is rapidly approaching; fall is that time of year when dwindling daylight and a calendar packed with holiday parties and high-calorie foods often...
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