The Nutrition Facts Panel is a section of a food label that shows the serving size, calories, key nutrients and percent daily value in one specifically measured amount of food.
Hand washing is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from becoming sick this season.
As kidney function declines, the kidneys must work very hard to rid the body of protein waste and minerals.
Flax seed is one of the best plant-based sources of omega-3 fatty acids, known as alpha-linoleic acid.
For most people, the New Year comes with resolutions and one of the most popular is to “get in shape” or to “begin and exercise program.”
Once you start running or jogging, your body will need extra fuel for those miles; you will be burning roughly an extra 100 calories for each mile you run.
Stevia is the common name for the Stevia Rebaudiana Bertoni plant which is found throughout South America, Asia and other countries across the globe. Stevia gets its sweetness from harvesting Rebaudioside D., an extract from the Stevia plant leaf.
Lactose intolerance refers to the body’s inability to digest lactose, a natural sugar found in dairy products such as milk, cheese, cottage cheese and ice cream.
You probably did not know, but November is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month!
Whether trick-or-treating or attending a Halloween party, most children (and adults) celebrate this October holiday.
Most of us enjoy sprinkling a little cinnamon on our morning oatmeal or use the spice in our holiday recipes.
When it comes to nutrition for joint health it is all about nourishing the body.
The hemodialysis diet is an eating plan for patients who are on hemodialysis.
Cardiovascular exercise such as biking and running is only one piece of an effective weight-loss plan. A combination of consistent cardiovascular exercise and revamped, healthy eating habits is the best path to cutting pounds.
A process that took at least 2½ years to complete finally came to fruition with the notification that Harker Heights is now a Film Friendly Texas City, as officially proclaimed by the Texas Film Commission.
Oats have been a staple in the traditional American diet for years, and much like the potato has been under scrutiny.
Fall begins to usher in cooler temperatures and comfort foods synonymous with the season.
When you hear “chia,” you may immediately think of the well-known green Chia Pets. However, chia seeds have recently become a staple food in health food stores for their promising health benefits.
As you grow older, an active lifestyle is more important than ever.
With the hustle and bustle of back to school approaching, your family might find it challenging to enjoy dinner together, consistently. Putting a healthy dinner on the table and making it one your family will enjoy is not as hard as you might envision.
Breakfast is the way to go!
When seeking out foods with optimal nutrient content to improve cardiovascular health, look no further than these easy-to-find foods at your local grocery store.
Hot weather can cause mental and physical fatigue. Therefore, extra care is needed when working and driving. Heat exposure can cause heat-related illness under certain circumstances and happens when the body is not able to cool itself and overheats.
A low-residue diet is a diet designed to reduce the frequency and volume of stools while prolonging intestinal transit time.
What is gluten?
Usually diagnosed before symptoms occur, primary biliary cirrhosis, or PBC, is a chronic medical condition that causes inflammation and damage to the bile ducts in the liver; this causes scarring and can lead to cirrhosis.
Yogurt is one of the healthiest, most nutritious and refreshing snacks out there.
Eating well doesn’t have to mean spending more money or buying costly “health foods.”
Esophagitis is irritation or inflammation of the esophagus.
As summer approaches and the Texas heat begins to set in, water intake becomes a more crucial component to our health.
Good nutrition is an integral part of the lupus treatment plan. While there are no foods which can cure lupus, people with the disease should aim for a well-balanced diet that includes plenty of fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
The top two killers in the world are linked to heart and blood vessel problems.
Many chronic liver diseases are associated with malnutrition and one of the most common of these diseases is cirrhosis.
Hunting for and bringing home wild game not only provides a time to get outside, but it also allows one to put delicious food on the table.
Diabetes makes your body less able to use the food you eat, especially sugar. This results in a buildup of glucose (blood sugar) in your blood.
The Nutrition Facts Panel is a section of a food label that shows the serving size, calories and key nutrients (to name a few items) by percent daily value in one specifically measured amount of food.
If you have considered a no-carb diet to achieve weight loss or control diabetes, it is crucial to learn the basics of this “diet” and to understand the health risks associated with eliminating carbohydrates. Carbohydrates comprise a wide variety of foods — both healthy and unhealthy — and w…
Years ago a study in the Journal of The American Dietetic Association found a simple “rinsing” process can reduce the fat content of cooked ground beef crumbles.
Gastroparesis is a condition in which the stomach cannot empty itself of food normally.
National Nutrition Month is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Once you start running (or jogging), your body will need extra fuel for those miles; you will be burning approximately an extra 100 calories for each mile you run. In addition, your muscles will need protein to keep them operating efficiently.
February is Heart Health month, and what better way to start a regimen incorporating good nutrition and physical activity into your daily life!
A local barbershop chorus is offering “Singing Valentines” for the upcoming romantic holiday.
A healthy diet and lifestyle can help fight cardiovascular disease. Making small dietary adjustments daily can translate into life long-term benefits for your health and your heart.
The use of dietary supplements in the clinical nutrition and athletic realms has steadily increased throughout the years with reports estimating sales in the billions of dollars.
Staying well-hydrated can help you feel good and improve your mood.
The new year brings about many resolutions to eat healthier, lose weight and be more physically active.
The new year brings about many resolutions to eat healthier, lose weight and be more physically active. If you are unsure where to start, here are a few tips to get you started on your journey to better health and wellness.
With the hustle and bustle of the holidays, your family might find it challenging to enjoy a nice, quiet dinner together.
Most Americans consume much more sodium than the body actually needs without even picking up a salt shaker.
December boasts a plethora of holidays-most of which are well known and celebrated all over.