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Omega-3 fatty acids

Where Do You Get Your Omega-3s? Enriched Eggs and Milk?

You may have noticed that the eggs and milk your family relies on to provide the calcium and protein their bodies need are now claiming to be an excellent source of another fundamental nutrient – omega-3 fatty acids.

Grapefruit and Orange with Watercress

Top After Holiday Stress Relieving Foods

Now that the frantic pace of the holiday season has officially begun, there is no way to avoid the stress that this time of year brings. Many of us are desperately searching for ways to handle the stress in our lives, but few of us stop to consider our diet.

Cheese and Veggie Skewer

USDA Plots to Feed Us More Saturated Fat

As Americans closely scrutinize how every hard-earned dollar is spent, why are their tax dollars going to fund USDA programs that both encourage healthy eating and push high-fat cheese down their throats?

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Muffin

Operation Rescue School Lunch

Unhealthy food calories are equal to calories from nutritious foods. This leads to cheap meals that are high in fat, salt, and sugar.

Brussels Sprouts

Meatless Monday: Vegivores, Flexitarians, and Vegetable Butchers

Vegetarian is so yesterday. There's a growing trend of veggie loving diners and home chefs that believe vegetables are the new meat. Vegetables are being called "unbelievably sexy" and meat "slightly boring".

Fleur de Sel and two salt shakers

Teenagers are doubling up on salt

On average a teenagers consume double the recommended amount of salt a new study finds increasing future health problems.

We're Cautious About Genetically Engineered Foods

We're Cautious About Genetically Engineered Foods

A recent NPR study conducted by Thompson Reuters highlights the uncertainty that many Americans have about genetically modified foods. 

Meatless Monday Main Dish: Black bean, mango and corn salad

Meatless Monday: Be Healthy and Save the World!

Celebrity chefs, Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich have recently brought publicity to the Meatless Monday movement by announcing that their restraunts will participate in this growing trend toward a healthier lifestyle and environmental responsibility. 

Grilled Low fat chicken breast with yoghurt sauce and grilled vegetables

Fact or Fiction: Is there too much cholesterol in lean chicken breasts?

Many Americans think of boneless, skinless chicken breast as a heart-healthy recipe ingredient. But are there dangers lurking in this popular protein?

Large variety of dried beans in burlap containers

Dried Beans - A Low-Cost and Healthy Addition to Your Diet

Preparing beans from scratch is one of the least expensive ways to stay full and healthy. Dr Maoshing Ni, in his article “The Healthy Benefits of Beans and Legumes,” states that...