In our previous post about the 6 Basic Nutrients, we gave a short description of the macronutrient water. Today, we’ll go into more detail about water, its functions in the body, and some information about different strategies to drink enough water.
Holiday parties are a fun way to celebrate the season and spend time with family and friends. Many people have a special recipe they prepare for these events as part of their holiday traditions. Festive beverages make an appearance at many holiday parties, like eggnog, punch, or holiday cocktails. And as delicious as these can… Read more »
Most people have heard they should drink 8 glasses of water a day. But did you know this is just an estimate of the daily suggested water intake? Like all things in nutrition, the amount of water to drink each day varies based on many factors. Breastfeeding moms, very active people, and small children need… Read more »
Do you struggle with finding a healthy drink choice your child will like? Do you find your child spending more than he or she should on beverages before and after school? It is common for children to be drawn to soda and sports drinks because of their convenience and sweet taste. American teens consume soft… Read more »
Milk is the most versatile food we eat. Dairy, which can come from several different animals, takes many different shapes, flavors, and textures, all while being an important source of essential nutrients. Quick, think about the foods you have in your house right now. How many different forms of dairy are there? I’m willing to… Read more »