Febrero, es el mes Nacional de los Alimentos Enlatados y, para celebrarlo, nos gustaría compartir información y consejos sobre este tipo de alimentos. Existen muchos mitos y conceptos erróneos acerca de los alimentos enlatados. Los mismos constituyen excelentes opciones alimenticias, especialmente como una forma conveniente y no perecedera de agregar frutas y verduras adicionales a… Continue Reading Mes Nacional de los Alimentos Enlatados
February is National Canned Food Month and in order to celebrate we would like to share some information and tips surrounding all things canned food! Many myths and misconceptions about canned food exist, but they are great food options, especially as a convenient and nonperishable way to add extra fruits and vegetables onto your plate.… Continue Reading National Canned Food Month
Physical activity is an important part of living a balanced lifestyle. However, movement throughout the day and participating in physical activity requires energy. To make sure we have enough energy, we have to fuel our bodies with the right food and nutrition. Similar to how a car requires gas/fuel to function, our bodies need enough… Continue Reading Fueling up for Movement
As the school year comes to an end, families face the transition into summertime. This looks different for all families, but this may include children being home during the day, juggling summer camps, child-care, and a whole different daily routine. In this blog post, we share tips for eating smart on a budget this summer… Continue Reading School’s Out: Preparing for a Healthy, Safe, and Fun Summer
On March 20th, 2023 we welcome the official start of the Spring season with the Spring Equinox. With Spring comes warmer weather, flowers in bloom, and more in-season produce in Virginia. How can you best enjoy this season of blooming? 5 Tips for a Happy and Healthy Spring: 1. Enjoy more time outdoors with friends… Continue Reading “March” Into Spring: Welcoming a New Season
The heat of summer is (finally) starting to fade, giving way to cooler weather and… back to school time! While this is an exciting time for parents, it can also be a time that brings about certain worries for both parents and kids. One of those worries may center around food. Packing lunches and snacks for… Continue Reading Back to School!
Did you know that June is Dairy Month? According to the USDA, foods and drinks that contain dairy should be included in your daily diet. Why Dairy? Not only can dairy products be tasty, they also have nutrients that are great for the body! Dairy sources provide: Vitamin D and Calcium: support bone health, particularly… Continue Reading Got Dairy?
Have you ever stepped inside of a grocery store and gone to the produce section only to find the fruits and vegetables that you were looking for were not only super expensive, but also didn’t taste all that great? Often times, it’s because the produce is out-of-season! So, why should you buy and eat your… Continue Reading Summer Produce: Eating In-Season
Sunny side up, scrambled, hard boiled… You may know that eggs are a delicious, protein-packed breakfast. But did you know that they’re also packed with a bunch of other health benefits? Keep reading to learn all about them and their egg-celent benefits.
Are you always running around, from driving the kids to sports practice to coming and going from work? Having little time to make lunches for these busy days may make you think you can’t make healthy lunches. But don’t go for the fast food yet – you can make healthy food, fast, right at home… Continue Reading Quick Guide for Healthy Family Lunches