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How to provide a nutritious breakfast
Mornings are often rushed, especially if you have kids getting ready for school. But research shows its important to make time for breakfast. Kids who eat breakfast perform better at school. Blue Cro...
11/6/13 at 11:15 AM How to help kids eat right for breakfast 11/1/13 at 1:26 PM
Childhood obesity dropping elsewhere, but not in North Dakota 8/9/13 at 8:15 AM
The Skinny on Bountiful Baskets
Oilfield life often comes with living in small towns with inflated prices on groceries. Selections are scarce, prices are high, lines are long, and trying to find good-for-you foods is just plain inc...
4/3/13 at 8:37 AM
Last month when I visited Arizona, one of the first things I did was head to a local citrus store and purchase navel oranges to send home. There's a big difference between those oranges, likely shipp...
2/3/13 at 10:40 AM Back in the saddle 1/27/13 at 11:46 AM
New beginnings 6/18/12 at 8:39 PM
How sweet it isn't?
First it was fats, then carbohydrates. Now sugar has joined the ranks of nutritional villainy. With Christmas approaching on a tidal wave of candy canes and gingerbread, one can't help wondering: Is ...
12/21/12 at 1:40 PM Holiday food guilt? Not on the menu 11/9/12 at 10:02 AM
School lunch and the vegetable strategy 9/21/12 at 9:40 AM
Your Most Important Number
Are you able to look at a person and determine if theyre healthy? Can you simply size a person up and be able to determine if theyre going to die early; short of their average life expectancy? What ...
11/30/12 at 8:05 PM First Food from the Garden 6/29/11 at 7:01 PM
How To Pick The Right Weight Loss Supplements
One of the most common questions I get is "What do I think about (insert brand) supplement?" From protein shakes to fat loss pills, there are a ton of supplements. So what is good and what isn't? Let'...
11/15/12 at 1:23 PM Should I Go On A Detox Diet To Lose Weight? 4/11/12 at 10:02 AM
Website: UND third healthiest college in U.S.
The University of North Dakota has been named the third healthiest college in the United States by Greatist.com, a health and fitness website promoting wellness by providing factual information that l...
4/12/12 at 12:29 PM
One-Pot Kale and Quinoa Pilaf
Some people find it hard to get excited about vegetarian meals. For many of them, it could have something to do with growing up in a meat-and-potatoes culture. In the family of my youth, meat usually...
3/16/12 at 1:19 PM Almost Lasagna 3/1/12 at 3:00 PM
Salsa Turkey Burger 3/12/10 at 2:28 AM
Well, it's that time of year again. Time for friends, family, fun, and food! Yes, the Holiday season spanning from Christmas to New Year's has become synonymous with eating too much and gaining unwant...
12/21/11 at 4:01 PM
We all have our up and down days. Sometimes, I have more down days than I do up, but that's okay. Right? For the most part, everything is going along swimmingly. For the most part, I said. I still hav...
4/16/10 at 2:25 AM
Warming the bleachers
After a brief respite between football and basketball seasons, my Saturdays again are spent planted on the bleachers. My son, Thomas, is playing 5th-grade basketball and tomorrow wi...
11/13/09 at 9:13 AM