Foolproof Ways to Make Vegetables Taste Good

Eating the recommended 1 to 3 cups of vegetables each day can be a challenge. In fact, a 2017 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found only one in 10 adults meet the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recommendation.   Many people who don’t get enough say they don’t like the taste[…]

Boost Your Energy and Immunity with These 13 Super “Blue” Foods

Staying healthy can start with what you put into your mouth. By fueling your body with vitamins, antioxidants, and nutrient-dense foods, you’ll be setting yourself up for both short-term (fending off a cold or the flu) and long-term (reducing risk of chronic illness) health.]   Try to eat three to five of these “Super Blue[…]

Benefits of B Complex Vitamins

A B complex vitamin usually delivers eight of the B vitamins: B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B5 (pantothenic acid), B6 (pyridoxine), B7 (biotin), B9 (folic acid), and B12 (cobalamin). Found naturally in meat, leafy greens, dairy, beans, peas, and whole or fortified grains, B complex vitamins help your body make energy from the food you eat, form[…]

Reasons That Nutrient Density Is the Key to Healthy Eating

What Makes Superfoods so Super Nutrient density refers to the level of nutrition per some specific volume of food. Nutrient-dense foods have lots of nutrients, generally with fewer calories. All those superfoods you’ve heard about are nutrient-dense. Energy-dense foods have more calories for the volume of food and fewer nutrients.   How Nutrient Density Works You’re hungry,[…]