Category: Health & Nutrition

Water…..analyzed through the world of economics

Let’s consider beverage intake through the world of economics—Excellent Rate of Return. Maintaining your body is a lot like running a business. You have certain assets available to keep your body healthy. These assets include nutritious food, physical… Read More

Sports Drinks….who needs them?

Who needs to drink sports drinks? Who are they intended for? Have we been influenced by the media to think we need them when they really aren’t necessary? Staying well hydrated during exercise allows each of us to… Read More

Are you at Risk for Dehydration?

Older adults are often at an increased risk for dehydration for many reasons such as taking certain medications, not feeling the urge to drink as often, or having a physical condition that makes it difficult to drink. Quiz… Read More

Nutrition Program Encourages Healthy, Budget-Friendly Family Meals

Parents and guardians across America work hard everyday to put food in the mouths of their families.  We all have to make choices in the foods we eat and provide for our children.  This process of planning, shopping,… Read More

Family Nutrition in Action: Aug- Sept. 2014

  IN THIS ISSUE: ♦ Check out ChooseMyPlate.gov ♦ Now Serving: Breakfast! ♦ Breakfast Sandwiches ♦ The Corner Store: Herbs ♦ Recipe: Green Beans with Tomatoes and Basil