Omega-3 fatty acids are unsaturated fats that are found chiefly in fish and fish oils, as well as some plant-based sources, such as nuts and vegetable oils. There are two types of Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish, which are EPA (eicosapetaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaeonic acid), and one type found in plant-based sources, which … Continue reading Omega 3 Fatty Acids
Eating locally grown foods has more benefits than one. Not only are these foods tasty, you are supporting local farmers and producers, being sustainable, supporting the local economy, and choosing healthy and nutritious options. Whether you make weekly trips to the local Farmers’ Market or choose restaurants and stores that carry local products, you are … Continue reading Eat Local!
The warm summer weather calls for less time in the kitchen and more time outside cooking on the grill. However, the way that grilled food is prepared can have an effect on how healthy it is. Here are some tips to ensure a tasty and healthy cookout. Turn Down the Heat. When meat is cooked … Continue reading Healthy Summer Grilling
What a relief that we can finally say that Spring has arrived and Summer is just right around the corner. Flowers and trees are blooming, days are getting longer and kids are getting excited for school to be over! This is a great time, to examine what we eat on a weekly basis and find … Continue reading Spring and Summer Healthy Eating Tips
Fat often has a bad reputation, but it is a nutrient that is essential for your health. It comes in different forms, including saturated, Trans, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated. It is best to choose unsaturated fats, such as the monounsaturated and polyunsaturated, because they offer health-protective benefits. These heart-healthy fats are typically liquid at room temperature … Continue reading Healthy Fats
Summer is here, and warmer weather often meals family vacations. Summer travel does not have to mean giving up on healthy eating. Whether you are going to the beach, another country, or just on a road trip, you can still have a healthy and happy vacation. If you are going a road trip, you can … Continue reading Eating Healthy While Traveling – Summer Travel Tips