Farmers Markets may soon stop accepting SNAP benefits
F.I.S.H. Backpack Program provides eligible students with free nutritious foods
Diabetes symptoms: Four things to do the morning after drinking to control blood sugar
Gen Z Moves into the Spotlight – Convenience Store Decisions
Full-fat milk, cheese and yogurt can protect against strokes: study
Healthy meals come to downtown Dodge
Healthy Fats & Oils Fuel Product Innovation
This autumn, take a stand for public health and vote NO on Big Soda’s Initiative 1634 – NPI’s Cascadia Advocate
These are the best places to detox in Calgary post-Stampede
Living Well: Summer Health Hacks
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Farmers Markets may soon stop accepting SNAP benefits

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - SNAP recipients soon may not be able to use the program to buy food at farmers markets.Vanessa Otero is...

F.I.S.H. Backpack Program provides eligible students with free nutritious...

Good nutrition is important for establishing a foundation for a child's physical and mental health and academic achievement. Food insecurity is an obstacle that can threaten that critical foundation. F.I.S.H. of Sanibel-Captiva's Backpack Program...

Diabetes symptoms: Four things to do the morning after...

Diabetes is considered a serious condition. If it’s left untreated or uncontrolled it can lead to a number of complications, such as eye problems, foot problems, heart attack and stroke.To control your blood sugar...

Gen Z Moves into the Spotlight – Convenience Store...

As Gen Z comes of age, Mintel outlines this generation’s key preferences and attributes. Millennials have had their time in the spotlight; now, companies are looking to...

Full-fat milk, cheese and yogurt can protect against strokes:...

Adding full-fat milk and other dairy products to your diet could protect you against strokes, a new study suggests. Story continues belowResearchers from the University of Texas, who published their findings in The American Journal...

Healthy meals come to downtown Dodge

Dodge City now has a specialty restaurant featuring healthy meals.Fettle Bistro opened on July 6 and is located at 509 N. 2nd Avenue in the Old 2nd Ave. Lunch Company.The restaurant has a bright,...

Healthy Fats & Oils Fuel Product Innovation

There’s no denying the fact that fats and oils make foods taste better, especially when it comes to indulgent goodies such as a piece of rich chocolate cake slathered with a thick layer of...

This autumn, take a stand for public health and...

Initiative 1634. It’s been called the Washington Taxes on Groceries Initiative and it’s sponsored by a group calling itself Yes! To Affordable Groceries.Sounds great, right? Who wants to pay taxes on their groceries?But there’s...

These are the best places to detox in Calgary...

The days after Stampede are always rough, you wake up with a killer hangover, and you start to wonder if it was really a good idea to eat that or drink that. But it’s not that...

Deerfield H.S. student publishes research on childhood obesity prevention

Deerfield High School junior Annika Huprikar has a...

How to live longer: Eat this many cherry tomatoes...

How to live longer is a question many people as they get older wish they knew the answer to.One of the ways to achieve longevity is though quitting smoking. This can cut your risk...

Adding to the nest: Eagles and IBC sign 6-year...

Adding to the nest: Eagles and IBC sign 6-year partnership  Philadelphia Business JournalFull coverage

Sprout Scouts: Elementary students learn food growing skills ::...

Raleigh, N.C. — A group of elementary students in Raleigh are learning how to grow their own healthy food through an after-school gardening program called Sprout Scouts.Sprout Scouts is a partnership between the Inter-Faith...

Kroger Launches Mobile App to Simplify, Score Healthy Eating

The Kroger Co. has debuted a mobile app that helps customers make more informed, health-conscious decisions when buying groceries.OptUp is part of the Cincinnati-based grocer’s Wellness Your Way platform, which supports the Restock Kroger...

C-store sales rise thanks to a new focus on...

Dive Brief:Revenue at convenience stores grew during the first six months of 2018, according to the National Association of Convenience Stores. Retailers said expanded selections of healthy snack and drink options were a primary sales...

29 common claims and bogus ‘facts’ about food that...

Organic, non-GMO food isn't always free of pesticides. ...

The Medical Minute: Kombucha Offers a Natural Way to...

Kombucha is the “in” health drink lately, available from local producers, in stores, online and even many people make their own version of the fermented tea. Kombucha (pronounced kom-BOO-cha) can help restore the body’s...

You Don’t Have To Give Up Junk Food To...

It’s called junk food for a reason.It contributes no nutritional value, but you don’t have to avoid it to maintain long-term health. “No vitamins, no minerals. There’s usually no fiber,” said Melissa Mendez, a registered dietitian...

Crow Wing Energized: Youth obesity – Cassie’s story

Until...along came a classmate of mine.I was tripped, called a fatso and ugly, and was told I should skip getting my picture taken because of it. This is just one example during my childhood...

Sip up: Stock your fridge with these delicious drinks...

Sip up: Stock your fridge with these delicious drinks this summer  Pebble Magazine (blog)Full coverage

Apple Tea: Weight Loss Benefits And How To Make...

HighlightsApple tea is easy to make and can be consumed warm or coldApple tea may boost immunity and digestionConsume the leftover apples as is or toss them in fruit custards ...

Aetna to Award $2 Million in 2018 Cultivating Healthy...

The two-stage application process for the Aetna Foundation’s 2018 Cultivating Healthy Communities grants closed last month, and recipients should expect to be notified of their award by July 27th. Project start dates should fall...

When should your baby begin eating real food?

Just when those on-demand and pumping debates about breastfeeding are starting to fade, conscientious new parents have a whole new set of baby food considerations. When is the best time to start introducing "real"...

Fitness & Nutrition: Feed Your Gut

By Kristin SpakWe’ve heard a lot about gut health lately, and with good reason. Good gut health translates to a strong immune system, a balanced metabolism, the effective breakdown and assimilation of our food, and,...

5 Easy Healthy Weight Loss Tips

Overweight and obesity may increase the risk of many health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, and certain Cancers. Eating healthy is one of the best things you can do to prevent and control health...

Can You Really Do Whole30 As a Vegetarian?

The first time I did Whole30, I was overwhelmed by the amount of animal protein I was consuming. Eggs for breakfast, salmon for lunch, chicken for dinner… Though I’m not a vegetarian and the...

Can Eating Spicy Foods Offer Health Benefits?

Despite their popular flavor, some people keep their distance from spicy foods because they find the hot sensation unbearable. In other cases, people believe they need to exclude spices from their diet completely to stay...

Come on in, the water’s fine – Piqua Daily...

Raise your hand if this is you: You wish you looked and felt different. You wish your clothes fit better. You want to be more confident and be happier. If you raised your hand,...

Summer holiday survival: how to get through until the...

Don’t break out in a cold sweat, follow Home’s tips to bounce through to SeptemberEmma WellsJump to it: six-year-old twins Rosamund (in the rainbow top, left) and AmyPETER TARRYBy mid-July, FOSH — that’s fear...

8 Easy Emoji Pumpkin Carving Ideas for Halloween

Courtesy of Bespoke Bride and PinterestSay goodbye to your typical jack-o'-lantern because emoji pumpkins are the latest trend this Halloween. You use them all the time in your text messages and social media posts,...

Northwest Indiana health coach offers worldly tips to make...

Growing up, I was not allowed to leave for school without eating breakfast. My mother said I couldn’t think on an empty stomach. Surprisingly, sometimes my breakfast consisted of a frosted chocolate Pop-Tart. I...

McDonald’s salads linked to 90 cases of cyclosporiasis

Eating healthy has it’s perks, but one state healt official said if you are eating salad at McDonald’s you might want to use caution. (Photo Courtesy WJBC/File) By Illinois Radio Network SPRINGFIELD – State health officials...

How watching the World Cup final might affect your...

France and Croatia’s soccer teams will face off this weekend in a World Cup final that’s sure to make pulses spike. After all, Apple Watches registered soaring heart rates when the World Cup match...

Fatty liver big problem

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is a silent disease many people do not know about. This disease is most commonly found in obese individuals.In a 2012 study published in the American Association for the...

Pop-up art highlights struggles of finding healthy food in...

Two carts with wheels is all it takes for the Saskatoon Locals Only project to deliver good art in small packages.Throughout this summer, the group of teenage artists will be hauling the carts loaded with equipment to...

Halle Berry Says Bone Broth Is The Reason Why...

Getty ImagesAxelle/Bauer-Griffin No one on Earth makes 51 look as amazing as Halle Berry. (Find me another example. I'll wait.)And while the actress has made it pretty clear on Instagram that she works hard for...

10 tips for new mothers to lose weight after...

Weight loss postpartum is more about being consistent and persistent with the right kind of diet choices and workouts rather than bringing in any...

My Kitchen Rules host Pete Evans showcases Cairns produce...

My Kitchen Rules host Pete Evans showcases Cairns produce for healthy eating options  The Cairns PostFull coverage

Meet the Milk Company Trying to Upend How You...

Traditional milk? Who drinks that anymore? From the 1980s to 2015, milk consumption in the U.S. plummeted 25% according to the American Farm Bureau as people sought out healthier lifestyles. At the same time,...

Study: 3 in 4 black adults have high blood...

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS Black adults are substantially more likely than white adults to develop high blood pressure by age 55, found a study that followed nearly 4,000 people for 30 years. High blood...

How to ‘detox’ after the 10-day party of Calgary...

For many people, the Calgary Stampede is a 10-day event full of deep-fried foods, alcoholic beverages and late nights that leave some feeling sluggish once the festivities are over.There are many options on the...

Going vegan can make your skin glow — but...

In many cases, veganism can be good for your skin.Nacho Pintos/FlickrVeganism is a diet that abstains from consuming animal products, such as meat, dairy, and eggs.Going vegan can actually benefit your skin because it...

North American Beverage Improves In The Second Quarter For...

Bottles of Pepsi are displayed on a shelf at a convenience store in...

Taking multivitamins is a waste of time when it...

Multivitamins are often marketed as a shortcut to better health. But the evidence calling their purported benefits into question is pilling up, with the latest research indicating they do nothing to protect our hearts. Following an analysis of 18...

How Molly Sims Keeps a Healthy Balance (Plus Her...

She’s a former Sports Illustrated cover model, a mom of three and an all-around health and wellness fanatic. But being as busy as she is, how does 45-year-old Molly Sims maintain a positive, healthy...

Oprah Expands Her Empire to Include Health Food Restaurant...

Oprah recently expanded her investment empire to include a health food restaurant chain founded in 2008 by physician and integrated medicine doctor Andrew Weil. Phoenix-based True Food Kitchen runs on the belief that “food should make...

Health benefits of Psyllium husk

This soluble fiber is mostly used as a laxative but it can do much more than that. Here are the health benefits of psyllium husk.Psyllium husk is the main active ingredient in Metamucil, a...

Oprah Winfrey is about to get into the restaurant...

Oprah Winfrey is getting into the restaurant biz. The media mogul on Wednesday announced that she had made an undisclosed equity investment in True Food Kitchen, a health-driven restaurant chain based...

Cafe cooks Slimming World style healthy food – but...

A Lincolnshire cafe is serving up a menu of healthy meals which claims to be syn free on Slimming World.After seeing many posts on social media about Rumblin Tum healthy options menu, I decided...

McDonald’s salads linked to 90 cases of cyclosporiasis

Eating healthy has it’s perks, but one state healt official said if you are eating salad at McDonald’s you might want to use caution. (Photo Courtesy WJBC/File) By Illinois Radio Network SPRINGFIELD – State health officials...

Working together to grow healthy eating options

La Crosse, WI (WXOW) - The Kane Street Community Garden works to supply our area with fresh produce without the prices you'll find...

How to Deal When Grandparents Feed Kids Junk

I'm not going to lie. I am thoroughly looking forward to giving my grandchildren plenty of sweets and treats. Yes, it's a little early to start thinking about how I'm going to feed my...

3 Ways to Promote Healthier Eating

WEDNESDAY, July 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a healthful diet is easier when nutritious foods are more accessible. But it's not enough to simply buy better choices.To make a habit of choosing healthy...

Opening Soon: Roots Natural Kitchen

The owners of Roots Natural Kitchen, a health-forward, fast-casual restaurant that first launched in Charlottesville, want people to rethink the dynamics of a quick meal when they open their doors...

Blue Jays’ Kevin Pillar reflects on scary injury –...

BOSTON — Kevin Pillar is no stranger to running into outfield walls, laying out for highlight reel catches, sliding headfirst into home plate at full speed, and willingly putting his body on the line...

Here’s the ultimate West Des Moines restaurant guide

CLOSE This city's culinary scene is doing some amazing things. With James Beard Award nominees, award-winning barbecue, and a fantastic farmers' market, this Iowa city's culinary creators keep climbing to new...