With the holidays in motion, it’s no secret that losing weight will be easy; in fact, it can be downright frustrating. Contrary to popular belief, weight loss is not just about exercising furiously or eating a diet of solely fruits and vegetables. Whether it’s because they speed up your metabolism or because they keep you […]
Who’d have thought? One of the best ways to lower your children’s obesity risk is to go back to school. No them, you! Poorly educated parents tend to eat—and feed their children—fewer fruits and veggies and more high-fat, high-sugar foods and drinks. Better educated parents do just the opposite, emphasizing healthy eating habits and providing more nutritious, lower-fat, lower-sugar, better-rounded foods, including fruits, whole grains, and vegetables.
As parents, we all want our kids to eat right. But with most of us running ourselves ragged at work or with the kids, it’s easy to slip into pre-packaged-meal mode. In this guest post, Tom White shows us that cooking can be a lot easier–and a lot more fun–that we think.
Fall is the time of year when the nights become longer and you wake up to cool, crisp mornings followed by warm sunny days. It’s also the time of year when our bodies naturally tell us the winter months are coming and it’s time to pack on a few pounds to keep warm with through the cold season.