Eating Well

Eat Seasonably – GRAPEFRUIT

While many fruits and vegetables provide vitamin C, half a grapefruit gives you 70% percent of what you need for the whole day!  In addition, grapefruits also have lycopene, an antioxidant credited with cancer prevention due to it’s free radical combating effects.  This FEED-approved winter citrus is the perfect cure for your winter blues! SelectingRead More ›

Eat Seasonably – KALE

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 cruciferous vegetable packs a variety of health benefits, including vitamins A, C and K, filling fiber and free radical-fighting antioxidants.Read More ›

Eat Seasonably – KIWI

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. Often considered a tropical fruit, kiwis are actually harvested in late September, making for a perfectly sweet back-to-school treat. EachRead More ›

Eat Seasonably – APPLES

As it turns out, an apple a day may keep the doctor away!  Apples are one of the best sources of polyphenols, which have been shown to create preventative effects against cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and neuro-degenerative diseases.  Apples are also a good source of potassium, vitamin A, and fiber (be sure to eat theRead More ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›