Have you ever wondered where your food comes from or what’s in it? Many heavily processed foods we find at the grocery store use chemicals that can potentially pose threats to your health. Continue reading
“Drinking more coffee can lead to a longer life.” “Coffee is actually terrible and people who drink it are worse.”
Those are real headlines gathered from online articles. Is it any wonder we’re confused about one of the world’s most popular drinks? Continue reading
Sugar seems to be in everything we eat these days. Most of us would agree that, over time, our consumption of sugar has dramatically increased. But there is good news! We don’t have to give up sweetness altogether – we just need to get it from different sources. Continue reading
Probiotic supplements have been a growing trend among health-conscious consumers for the better part of a decade. But what exactly are probiotics and why are they important for your health? To that end, what is a prebiotic and how is it different from a probiotic? Continue reading
Melon season starts around May and lasts through September. Watermelon, cantaloupe, and honeydew are quintessential summer fruits that are staples in many households during summer.
It’s time to get revved up for planting season. Research shows that foods that are homegrown are likely to have more nutrients, and the people eating them are more likely to make better food choices as a result of the effort. Continue reading
It’s time for the break up. You and excess sodium. It will be tough, and there will be some grainy spots. But guaranteed you’ll be happier – and healthier – in the long run. Continue reading
If you pay attention to dietary headlines, you’ve probably heard the fuss over foods with added sugars. And you might wonder: How could something so deliciously sweet be so potentially bad for your health?
This quick bread is spicy, sweet and a great way to use up leftover roasted sweet potatoes. It’s also chock-full of cranberries – perfect for the holidays.
Light and creamy, it’s sweet enough to go well with savoury food – and perfectly spiced. The texture is a luxurious cross between mousse and souffle. And it’s simple to make.
Warm up some holiday tea, sit back and enjoy this light, delicious cranberry sweet potato bread.
Makes 16 servings.
Health Net is offering a telephone/webinar-based class to individuals that will identify how diabetes can affect your health. The monthly webinar is offered to all Health Net members, as well as to the general public. Feel free to share this information with your friends and co-workers! Continue reading