November is the perfect time to enjoy all that fall has to offer! From hard squash, to apples, to sweet potatoes, to cranberries, all the foods we associate with fall are ripe and ready to eat! Be sure to include fall's bounty in your Thanksgiving feast!
Do you know the symptoms of heat stroke? If your answer is no, you may want to take note of these symptoms:
A lack of sweating
High body temperature (higher than 104 F)
Muscle cramps or weakness
Nausea and vomiting
Rapid heart beat
When someone is exposed to...
This bright green leafy vegetable is a nutrient powerhouse. Spinach is an excellent source of calcium, folate, iron, magnesium, manganese, potassium, tryptophan, and vitamins A, B2, B6, C, E and K! And spinach offers a high concentration of health promoting phytonutrients such as carotenoids and flavonoids; carotenoids and flavonoids help provide antioxidant protection. All of...
Just as the handling and preparation of fresh eggs is important when it comes to food safety, so, too, is the storage of fresh eggs and cooked eggs. Here are some guidelines to follow for storing eggs.
Uncooked eggs, in shell, will keep for 3 to 5 weeks in the refrigerator. If you want...
Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) Diet Q&A
Before starting any diet it’s always nice to have a little bit of information about it, from the approach to the diet to the types of foods that are allowed. Here are some basic Q&As for the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) Diet.
Who created the DASH Diet? The DASH Diet was developed by...
Have you ever wondered why a carrot or sweet potato is orange or why broccoli is green? The answer is carotenoids—compounds that color dark green vegetables and color orange, red, and yellow fruits and vegetables.
One important carotenoid with antioxidant properties is beta carotene. By consuming fruits and vegetables rich in beta carotene you can...