BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD NORTH DAKOTA 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... Posted on 11/6/13 at 11:15 AM
REAL OILFIELD WIVES 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... Posted on 4/3/13 at 8:37 AM
STAFF BLOG ADDICTED TO RUNNING Getting real
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... Posted on 2/3/13 at 10:40 AM
HEALTHBEAT 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 ... Posted on 12/21/12 at 1:40 PM
FATHER KNOWS LAST 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 ... Posted on 11/30/12 at 8:05 PM
Keith Trotter began blogging about his efforts to lose weight simply to hold himself accountable. He started putting those entries in a blog titled “100 Small Steps,” and labeling them with tags such as nutrition, body mass index and obesity.
Citing a loss in federal funding, University of Minnesota Extension will eliminate 67 jobs from a nutrition education program, a cut of 40 percent.
Most of those losing their jobs are community nutrition educators who work around the state in food shelves, senior centers, and schools.
Squash, cucumbers and tomatoes grown right here in Minnesota are winding up on the plates of Minnesota schoolchildren more often. Data released this week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture show the Farm to School program has exploded across the state in recent years
Cathy Breeden, a nutrition specialist with Sanford Health, Fargo, will present “Hot Topics in Nutrition” at 1 p.m. Monday at the Grand Forks Senior Center, 620 Fourth Ave. S., as part of a series of forums sponsored this fall by the North Dakota Division of Aging Services.
The menus offered to children by most U.S. restaurant chains have too many calories, too much salt or fat, and often not a hint of vegetables or fruit, according to a study by the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
Lindsay Arbach and her husband always followed a healthy diet, but they kicked it up a notch after watching Joe Cross drink nothing but juice for 60 days. The Fargo couple had done some juicing with their Jack LaLanne Power Juicer, but the 2010 documentary “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead” featuring Cross inspired them to give the appliance more use.
A certain level of stress is good. The problems begin when we experience prolonged or repeated stress. Chronic stress over time leads to wear-and-tear on the body, and is strongly linked to chronic diseases such as heart disease.
We live in a virtual sea of wheat. North Dakota leads the nation in growing it. Around the world wheat is grown on more land area than any other crop. Indeed, wheat is an important food grain in our diets.
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