Archive :: 2009
09 :: A guide to healthful
Look to add some healthful fun among the wow this holiday
09 :: Good nutrition doesn't
have to be expensive
We're all looking for ways to save money. You can pinch pennies
and have good nutrition too.
09 :: Mercury a common ingredient
in N.C. fish
Mercury is all too common in most fish caught in N.C. streams
09 :: Is climate change affected
by what we eat?
New reports point to ways we can reduce greenhouse gases by
changing what we eat.
09 :: Report offers roadmap
to better school meals
An Institute of Medicine report offers sound advice for improving
what schoolchildren eat.
09 :: Steer around
comfort food hazards
This is the season of comfort food. Choose your comforts wisely
and avoid diet pitfalls.
09 :: Put this season's squash
to healthful use
When it's pumpkin time, it's squash time. Put this nutritious
veggie to work for you.
09 :: Help your teen pass
the fruits and veggies test
Most teens aren't getting enough fruits and veggies. Help
them improve their health score.
09 :: Simple tips for making
your diet more heart-healthy
Take some concrete steps to improve your heart health by improving
09 :: Make over your dinner
plate for better health
We love makeovers. Make over your meals as a step to improve
9, 09 :: It's time to refresh
the school lunch bag plans
Here are some ideas to help get started on the new school
09 :: Let's put an end to our
love affair with the sugar bowl
For once, a mainstream health advocacy group is telling it
like it is regarding sugar.
09 :: Soluble fiber: Another
ingredient in a healthy diet
Let's talk about the soft sige of roughage in the diet.
09 :: Acai: Another overpriced, overhyped
There's no science to support the claims that this berry promotes
weight loss or performance.
09 :: For some of us, soy has
Many people have discovered the benefits of soy. Some have
discovered they have a soy allergy.
09 :: Make breakfast a fiber-filled
Breakfast is a good time to get much of your daily fiber.
09 :: Provocative book explores
Is your brain being controlled by food industry wizards?
09 :: Schools serving
summer meals to needy children
The lunch lady didn't go on vacation for some children.
09 :: Let YouTube take you
to culinary school
YouTube and other online teaching tools can give you the edge
in the kitchen.
09 :: Layer the good food this
Some of the easiest summer meals come in layers.
09 :: Have some summer fun
improving your diet
Use these strategies to eat well during the fun food season.
09 :: Don't let health eating
take a vacation
School's out! But don't let that be an excuse to fall back
on good eating.
09 :: Re-examine the meaning
If you're still focused on food groups, it's time to rethink
your diet strategy.
09 :: Improve your diet to reduce gout
The dietary changes that help reduce gout can improve your
09 :: Let your dog exercise you
Your dog needs to go out. Let him take you out regularly.
09 :: Stave off effects of aging
with better diet
You might slow the hands of time by eating better.
09 :: Get the right equipment
for preparing veggies
Make cooking good food easier with the right tools.
09 :: Stop popping pills
and get your nutrients from food
Don't count on herbal supplements to give you the nutrients
09 :: Program helps feed
kids during summer
A schools-based programs is helping feed some hungry children.
09 :: Cut the red meat and extend
A new study adds to the evidence that high consumption of
red meat can harm health.
09 :: Pomegranate is good for
you, but not a wonder fruit
Does pomegranate live up to all the hype?
09 :: Sometimes faking it is
a good choice
Fake meat products can provide tasty alternatives.
09 :: Finding home-style
meals on N.C. roadways
D.G. Martin explores the small-town restaurants around along
our interstate highways.
09 :: Cut food shopping
costs and improve health
It's a good time to think more carefully about how you shop
09 :: It's time to tackle
Support seems to be growing for doing something about the
salt we eat.
09 :: Get off the pill!
Supplement with food
There's little evidence to support swallowing vitamin supplements.
Instead, eat well.
09 :: It's a good time to think
of a garden
A backyard garden is a good way to boost healthy eating. Start
planning one today.
09 :: Has obesity's 'smoking
gun' been found?
A UNC researcher suspects we may be drinking ourselves into
09 :: Have your say on
federal dietary guidelines
The government is looking for your feedback on food policy.
09 :: Elect to make change
for your health
Change is in the air. Apply some good change to your eating
09 :: Add beets for good taste, good
The earthy vegetable offers plenty of goodness.
09 :: For better health this year,
Devote some more time for better and healthier meals.