How do I read nutrition labels to know what option is the best choice?
Nutrition is a complicated topic. Whether you’re trying to understand how to eat better because of a health condition or just for your overall health, learning about what not to eat can be overwhelming.
Luckily, our Well onTarget portal provides…
While there are some gender differences in metabolism, the differences are small. The issue of weight loss is mostly about calories in and calories out for men and women alike.
Burn Baby Burn For both men and women, determining how many calories you…
A Guest Blog Presented by: The Northern Illinois Food Bank
Can you believe it? One in five children in Northern Illinois is hungry. Northern Illinois Food Bank believes no one should go hungry and operates a Child Nutrition Program to distribute nearly…
Ingredients: Makes 16 servings
1 pound Pumpkin Seeds, hulled1 ½ TBSP Canola Oil1 TBSP Chili Powder1 tsp Lime Zest¼ tsp Kosher Salt
Although desserts typically do not offer a nutritional benefit….enjoying desserts in moderation as well as making adjustments to ingredients; replacing with more nutritious ingredients, removing or reducing less nutritious ingredients are strategies we…
Using breakfast foods can help your age group turn any week’s breakfast bores into boo-yas! In addition to making a healthy breakfast each day, you can put your breakfast to work. Here’s how morning food choices can guide your health.
Ingredients: Makes 7 servings
2 2/3 cup skim milk4 ¼ cups old fashioned oats1.5 cups grated carrots2/3 cups raisins1 tsp cinnamon2 TBSP maple syrup14 TBSP plain greek nonfat yogurt1 tsp cinnamon
Combine milk and oats and allow to…
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