Healthy Living

Nutrition couldn't be more important in today's society as our collective waistline continues to expand. Learn the secrets to cooking healthy and knowing how to make good-tasting food without all the fat and cholesterol.

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Health Benefits of Dairy

Including enough dairy such as milk, cheese, and yogurt in your diet can offer many health benefits, including keeping your bones strong and preventing high blood pressure. Learn the health benefits of dairy.

Health Benefits of Nuts

Nuts may be high in fat, but they contain mostly mono- and polyunsaturated fats, which are heart healthy. Studies have shown that nuts can help lower LDL cholesterol. Learn the health benefits of nuts.

Health Benefits of Seeds

Seeds are an excellent nutrition package filled with minerals, folic acid, and bone-building calcium. It's surprising we eat seeds as an occasional snack instead of a staple of our diet. Learn health benefits of seeds.

Health Benefits of Legumes

Legumes are good sources of high protein and offer health benefits, including lowering heart-disease risk. Eating healthier with legumes can be part of an alternative treatment against illness. Learn the health benefits of legumes.

Health Benefits of Cheese

No matter how it's made, cheese is a concentrated source of many nutrients, including calcium. There are many nutritional ways to add cheese to a healthy diet. Learn the health benefits of cheese.

Health Benefits of Grains

Grains in your daily diet can make your body stronger and offer another alternative treatment against such illnesses as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and gastrointestinal troubles. Learn the health benefits of grains.

Health Benefits of Dried Beans, Nuts, and Seeds

Dried beans, nuts, and seeds are good sources of protein and offer health benefits, including lowering heart-disease risk. Eating healthy is another alternative treatment against illnesses. Learn health benefits of dried beans, nuts, and seeds.

How much does the average person eat in two years?

How much does a person eat in two years? A trip to Mars is supposed to take six months to get there and six months to get back, and with perhaps a year spent on the planet, how much food would the ship have to carry for each person?

What are calories? How are they measured in food?

I read labels on food packages and always see the number of calories listed. What are calories? How are they measured in food?

Ultimate Guide to Low-fat Baking

A fascinating article that explains the techniques and science behind low-fat baking!


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