| Jul 24, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Whether you’re making a trip through the salad bar or creating your own salad at home, side and main dish salads can be a great way to eat more colorful fruits and veggies every day.
Green salads can be a powerhouse of nutrition; however, they...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Fruit juices are popular beverages for toddlers and children today.
While often advertised as healthy options, too much juice can provide them with too many calories and too much sugar. A few consequences of this include excess weight gain and dental...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 3:47 PM
I should apologize in advance for the tone of this article. I should, but I won't. I would just ask that you don't mistake my passion for petty anger.
Last week I came across a skillfully worded editorial in this paper ("Lunch Guidelines," Jan. 28)...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 5:26 PM
Last year in this space, dietitian Judy Caplan had a message for business travelers: Eat better.
Think ahead so that in airports you're eating healthy snacks, such as fruits and nuts, and decent meals, such as a turkey sandwich on whole-grain bread,...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Natural Beauty Products
A homemade honey face mask is packed with so much goodness, it's absolutely mind-boggling! Honey masks can prevent skin discoloration, infections and acne, rejuvenate skin and helps skin disorders like eczema because of a...
| Apr 22, 2012
It's never been easier to feel like a natural woman. The 1960s mantra about getting ourselves back to the garden now applies to an increasing number of beauty products, with some small companies literally going to the garden and farm to bring customers...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 10:16 AM
Going to the pharmacy can be expensive. Imagine if you are pregnant, it is just another added stress!
So, to remove some of that stress, Meijer has come up three free programs.
The first program that came out was our select antibiotics,” said...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 11:02 AM
St. Patrick’s Day is this month, and what comes to mind when you think of this holiday? GREEN! So what better than to focus on green foods and their powerful health benefits.
Are you and your family eating enough greens? The USDA recommends...
| Oct 31, 2012
When it comes to so-called sin taxes, tobacco is simple. Food and drink are complicated. Cigarettes cause terrible disease and have no positive side effects. Taxes on them clearly reduce smoking and contribute to public health. But healthy eating requires...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Brookings - SDSU Extension, the South Dakota Discovery Center and Team Nutrition will host a two-day training on how to implement "Harvest of the Month" and "Garden to Table: School Gardens" programs Aug. 7-8. The registration deadline is July 27. The...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 8:06 PM
Dubbed a "window to the sea," the Alaska SeaLife Center is a big destination for residents and visitors to the Last Frontier.
But Alaska’s only public aquarium is more than just a tourist attraction -- it’s a facility where dozens of...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 10:03 AM
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Six Additions to Your Diet
Dark Leafy Greens
Think kale, spinach, broccoli, etc. Contain calcium, magnesium, iron, potassium, phosphorous and zinc, as well as vitamins A,...