nutrition

Media | Aug 03 2015
We all know quinoa is laden with sugar precursors (...carbs). But it's a bit of a mystery as to what it does to your body. Now, thanks to FACTS Followers, we have the answer to that question. The brains behind the FACTS Network have revealed exactly...
Blog entry | Jul 16 2015
You’ve probably heard that protein is good for you but there’s more to the protein story than that. For young women, it’s important to make sure you are getting enough protein from all the different sources in the right amounts and many of us may...
Blog entry | Jun 30 2015
Sixteen years ago, I curled up on the couch with my father and grandfather. We cheered and cheered as Julie Foudy captained the US women’s team to the championship. Now, she’s championing smart nutrition! Her latest interview highlighted the...
Blog entry | Jun 15 2015
Dads of the world, your special day is approaching. This means that the time is coming to reflect on years of life, love and, of course, our favorite “dad-isms.” We’ve all heard our fair share of, “because I said so” responses. Now it’s your turn to...
Blog entry | May 27 2015
 “What’s for dinner?” is a question that has been asked for centuries. But depending on the type of tummies and appetites in your home, the answer may not always be clear.  How should parents of picky eaters tackle dinner or any other meal? Picky...
Blog entry | May 08 2015
May 10th marks the start of Women’s Health Week. Our needs are unique and, too often, they fall to the bottom of our priority lists. A healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to be hard work, so resolve to learn a few tips that can improve your health and...
Blog entry | Apr 27 2015
The air is warm and welcoming. Flowers are full of color.  It is spring! After a long, cold winter, it is time to get outside! One of the best ways to take in spring is to visit your local, state or national park for a hike through the woods....
Blog entry | Apr 15 2015
Happy Tax Day everyone! I hope you all enjoyed the perils of receipt sorting and reporting our 2014 home economics. This annual exercise has me thinking about economics too, but maybe not about the type of economics you’d expect. I’m thinking about...
Blog entry | Apr 14 2015
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has stirred up more nutrition-related controversy with a photo she tweeted showing how far $29 a week will go for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients, pledging to eat only that amount of food to bring...

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