Diet & Nutrition

Gardening seniors nourish themselves, the earth  Featured
Gardening seniors nourish themselves, the earth
Seniors who take advantage of their green thumb can get stress relief benefits while helping to save the planet.
Fast food meals for kids get an “F” 
Fast food meals for kids get an “F”
New study gives parents another reason to whip up home-cooked meals for their little ones.
Get to know your food at the farmers’ market  Featured
Get to know your food at the farmers’ market
Your community farmers’ market may be your first stop on the way to eating food that’s healthier for your body and better for the environment.
Top 5 tips to avoid weight gain as you age 
Top 5 tips to avoid weight gain as you age
When it comes to aging gracefully, maintaining your youth-like figure might be harder than you think. Experts say if you fail to change up your diet with your ever-changing body, you will likely not be able to keep a handle on your growing waistline. Find out what you can do to stay in great shape as you age.
What’s in your breakfast on the go? 
What’s in your breakfast on the go?
Experts say there’s a lot to be gained from planning your breakfast, and it’s not extra pounds. Find out just how many calories and how much salt are inside some of America’s favorite breakfast fast foods. And learn some of your best breakfast options.
Skim vs. 2%: What’s best for your child? 
Skim vs. 2%: What’s best for your child?
A new study shows that kids drinking skim milk have a higher rate of obesity than those that drink 2% or whole milk.
Doctors call for limits on caffeine in energy drinks 
Doctors call for limits on caffeine in energy drinks
Saying energy drinks may threaten the health of young people, a group of doctors and health officials are urging the government to regulate the amount of caffeine they contain.