Sugar Industry Must Change as Boomers Cut Back

Baby Boomers are losing interest in sugar as more and more research is piling up about its health impacts. It is also becoming easier to find excellent replacements as the…

Four Cooling Cucumber Dishes!

Summer is a time to enjoy cold foods in hot weather. In winter, we lean toward everything warm and comforting. But in these summer months, we dress in shorts and…

Do Snacks Keep Your Metabolism High?

We have all heard it: snacking boosts your metabolism. It’s a myth that been going around in different forms for years and years. Tiny frequent meals can ramp up the…

Is the F-Factor Diet Fad or Fantastic?

As anyone who frequently reads our blog knows, we’re not the biggest fans of diets. They’re restrictive, hard to maintain and sometimes unhealthy. Nutritionists are moving further and further from…

Blueberries May Aid Heart Health

Blueberries are a treat of the summer. The month of May’s high temperatures may have damaged North Carolina’s crop, but California and New Jersey are set for plentiful harvests. As…

Four Sites of History and Nature in Nebraska

When you’re in America’s heartland, it’s hard to miss the stunning beauty. Steeped in the history of Native American’s and the expansion of the United States, the state has amazing…

Popcorn Can Be a Trojan Horse

We love popcorn as a cholesterol-friendly snack. With 93 calories and 3.6 grams of fiber in a three-cup serving, it’s a filling, low-calorie food that keeps you going without harming…

Jumping out of Bed Might Not Be Healthy

There is some good news for those of us that don’t bounce out of bed the minute the alarm goes off. The people who never hesitate to sit up and…

Four Cold Soups to Keep You Cool

The summer is here! The season might not officially start until June 21, but it’s hot and we’re longing for air conditioning, swimming pools and cooling food. Sadly, we can’t…

Starfruit Might Be Star of Fruit Bowl

Starfruit isn’t a popular snack. You don’t see it in the supermarket often, you tend to stick with what you like and — unless it’s ripe — it’s not overly…