November is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month! What better way to celebrate than eating some of this delicious treat? Peanuts have been an important part of the American diet since the late 19th century, although the origins trace back to the Aztecs. The peanut butter that you are familiar with… MORE>
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Over the years, there has been a fair share of health trends that have developed in the field of nutrition, and an up-and-coming trend that health professionals have been paying more attention to is the area of gut health and probiotics. Traditionally, increasing physical activity and following a well-balanced diet… MORE>
Celebrate Apple Month!
We have all heard the saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” but where did this saying come from? Recorded in the 1860’s, the original phrase was, ‘‘Eat an apple on going to bed, and you’ll keep the doctor from earning his bread.” That phrase evolved to “An… MORE>
Challenging classes, adjusting to a new living environment, and managing your social life are among the many issues that college students have to juggle. Eating healthy and exercising can be a challenge during your college years, and you might feel tempted to snack on “diet foods” to stay slim. However,… MORE>
After a long day in the sun, watermelon is a refreshing afternoon snack. Aside from being a satisfying treat, it is also packed with healthy nutrients to give you energy throughout the day. Watermelon is extremely high in lycopene, a phytonutrient that is important for heart and bone health. The… MORE>