Sponsored: Healthy ways to gain weight
Q: My elderly mother has lost quite a bit of weight that she couldn’t really afford to lose and her doctor is concerned, so I’m trying to think of ways to help her gain some of that weight back. My mother currently lives alone. Do you have suggestions for food or meals that may help with this?
Sponsored: Do You Need to Take Supplements?
Here are some reasons why you may need to take vitamin and mineral supplements:
Sponsored: Want to Learn More About Supplements?
Taking vitamin, mineral and herbal supplements sounds pretty harmless, right? We often see supplements on supermarket, superstore and pharmacy shelves that have labels implying that they can help with various medical conditions and are natural.
Sponsored: Should You Avoid MSG (Monosodium Glutamate)?
Are you a person who thinks you may be allergic or sensitive to MSG? First, let’s take a closer look at MSG (Monosodium Glutamate).
Sponsored: Spotting fad diets
Frequently I get asked what I think about diet books and fad diets. Since there are so many fad diets, here are tools and questions so you can decide for yourself whether this is a sustainable way of eating.
Sponsored: What's the unit price?
If you’re a savvy supermarket shopper, you probably already know what the unit price is. This is the cost or price per unit of a specific item.
Sponsored: Summer Snacking
With kids home from school many are looking for summer snack ideas that won’t break the bank and are better choices.
Sponsored: Protect Yourself and Others from Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke
We typically acclimate to warmer temperatures and humidity by adjusting our exercise habits to cooler times of the day and drinking more fluid.
Sponsored: What Does “Shop Local” Mean?
Did you know that there’s no real definition of the word “local” when it comes to food? The USDA (US Department of Agriculture) notes that, “There is no pre-determined distance to define what consumers consider “local,” but a set number of miles from a center point or state/local boundaries is often used.”
Sponsored: Kicking the sugar habit
Q: I am working on having balanced meals and improving my health, but I have a real “sweet tooth” that I need to tame. Any suggestions?