Find out the difference between serving sizes and portions sizes. Choosing nutritious foods and keeping portion sizes sensible will help keep your family at a healthy weight.
One of the best ways you can help your child live healthy and maintain a healthy weight is to teach them what an actual serving size looks like. They can use this knowledge to make healthier choices when eating at school, having snacks or even choosing from... Read More
Sure, it tastes great and earns rave reviews from everyone sitting at the dinner table. But is your favorite recipe also a safe one? To prevent serving up foodborne illness at the dinner table, follow this helpful checklist when preparing a meal:
--I am marinating in a covered container in the refrigerator. Uncooked meat, poultry or fish in a marinade is perishable.
--I am... Read More
You don't have to be a vegetarian to enjoy a meat-free day every now and then. Try to set aside one or two days a week to substitute meat with something healthier. Eating this way once a week or more can add up to a lot in the long run.
Diets high in saturated fat, found mainly in meat and high-fat dairy products, increase the risk of heart disease, diabetes and stroke. Going meatless for a day... Read More
The Queen of Quirk quickly went from Gaga to gagworthy after she donned an outfit completely made of meat, and PETA had a cow over what she chose to wear to this year's MTV Video Music Awards. In what could likely be described as her biggest fashion transgression ever, Lady Gaga suited up in a dress comprised of raw red beef, and it goes without saying that the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals definitely have a bone to pick... Read More