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Should You Be Sprouting?

 
The word “sprout” may draw up images of beans or alfalfa. But did you know sprouts from whole grains, nuts and other legumes are becoming more popular? Sprouting is an old trend that has recently come back on the scene. Read on to learn more about whether this trend is right for you.
 
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Wonderful Watermelon: Summer's Favorite Food

Summer is a time for enjoying the great outdoors, finding new adventures, and enjoying light and refreshing summer foods. When temperatures rise, what's better than a cool and refreshing treat? Composed of more than 90% water, watermelon is the perfect fruit for keeping cool and staying hydrated. Celebrate Watermelon Day on August 3rd and impress your friends with these fun facts about a favorite summer treat.

It's Ok To Not Like Cooking: Expert Tips for Staying Healthy Anyway

As a dietitian who DOES NOT love to cook, I struggle with insecurity that I don’t measure up sometimes. There are RDs making amazing dishes and concocting recipes off the top of their heads that really seem to enjoy it. Meanwhile, I have a few staples that I call on most of the time and my trusty backup plan, cereal, for when I get tired of those dishes. Truthfully, there are a lot of other things I’d rather do than cooking.

Safety Spotlight: 4 Tips for Safe Summer Feasting

Summer in full swing, and with it the official start of grilling season. Picnics, barbecues, and road trips are popular during summer months, and can create a fun environment to enjoy your favorite meals and snacks. Use these tips to keep your food safe whether you’re grilling, traveling, or soaking up some summer sun.

All About Organic

When we talk about healthy eating, the term “organic” often comes up in conversation. There can be some confusion about what this term actually means and if there are ways to include organic foods in your meal plan without exhausting your food budget.

First of all, what is “organic”?