We should always be striving to make healthy choices in the kitchen regardless of age. But, as we get older, our bodies begin to need different types of vitamins and nutrients, less sugar, and more liquids.
The USDA's ChooseMyPlate.gov project has summarized what you should do as you age in these six tips:
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Many things that you might not be aware of can be raising your cholesterol levels or undermining your efforts to lower them. Here are a few you should think about:
National Poison Prevention Week is March 20-26, and in honor of this awareness campaign, we want to take a moment to educate you on medication safety ad poison control.
Every year, roughly three million people swallow or come in contact with a poisonous substance. Most are under the age of 5, according to HealthyChildren.com.
Here are three ways you can prevent this:
It is often expressed that weight loss is made up of 80% of our diet, but knowing what to eat is also the biggest challenge. The good news is you don't need to starve yourself in order to lose weight or be healthy. You simply just need to adjust what you ingest.
What we put into our bodies definitely does more than affect our weight; it affects our mood and overall health as well. However, it can be difficult to find the right balance of caloric intake and activity in our increasingly busy lives as well as knowing how we should even fill our plates.
In honor of National Nutrition Month, we are here to help. Below are four strategies that you can use toward nutrition success:
We are often told how to eat, but, more often, we are unfortunately not advised on how to do so on a budget. Until now, that is.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture provides the following tips for eating well on a financial plan using the three P's:
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