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Eat Seasonably – PEAS

These little green vegetables may look small, but they deliver a big nutritional punch.  Loaded with vitamins A, C and K,  important minerals like calcium, copper and zinc, along with  filling fiber, the green pea offers more than what meets the eye. As a low-calorie protein, 1 cup of peas provides 118 calories and 8Read More ›

Summer Snacks

Camps are winding down and the back-to-school lists are quickly building. With just a few weeks left before the new school year begins, many families are squeezing in late summer fun and travel. While enjoying these relaxed moments is so important for families, the lazy days of summer often can lead to extra snacking andRead More ›

Eat Seasonably – ZUCCHINI

Zucchini is everywhere this time of year, making it the perfect ingredient to add to anything from salads and soups to baked goods. This versatile veggie is high in potassium, folate, and vitamins A and C, with only 10 calories for one half cup serving. Whether your garden is already overflowing with it, or you’veRead More ›

FIVE TIPS to choosing a better bar!

Nutrition bars are often touted for their high protein, high fiber and low fat content, but not all bars are created equal. While many can be the perfect combination of on-the-go nutrients, others may contain enough sugar to qualify as a glorified candy bar, or have a long list of unfamiliar ingredients. However, with aRead More ›

Eat Seasonably – PAPAYA

There is nothing like fresh fruits and vegetables during peak season. Check out our “Eat Seasonably” feature where we will share health tips, preparation tricks, and new recipes featuring the best of the season’s produce. This month, we are featuring papaya. This tropical fruit is packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and the right amount of sweetnessRead More ›

Slim Summer Tips for KIDS

  Summer is FINALLY here! That’s the time when kids are most active, and less likely to increase weight, right? Wrong. Unfortunately, several studies suggest that summer is the prime time for excess weight gain. This is a serious health concern, as at least one third of children and teens are overweight or obese. FollowRead More ›

Eat Seasonably – STRAWBERRIES

There is nothing like fresh fruits and vegetables during peak season. Check out our “Eat Seasonably” feature where we will share health tips, preparation tricks, and new recipes featuring the best of the season’s produce. At just 50 calories per cup, sweet and fresh strawberries are the perfect addition to your daily summer diet. JustRead More ›

What’s in Our Pantry? Chia!

Don’t be fooled by the size of these tiny seeds. At just 130 calories per ounce (two tablespoons), chia seeds contain 11 grams of fiber (promoting a healthy digestive track), 4 grams of protein (helping to keep you full), and 9 grams of heart-healthy fats. Chia seeds are packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, andRead More ›

Smoothie Secrets from FEED

Refreshing, cool, sweet, and delicious, many turn to smoothies when the weather warms up, in pursuit of a healthy drink. However, there are many traps that lure consumers, turning our slim smoothie into a diet disaster! Read on and learn our SMOOTHIE SECRETS to ensure you are not destroying your diet! Recent research showed thatRead More ›