Kim Larson

Five habits to make for better nutrition in the new year

If you have a long list of new year’s resolutions, try taking on just one new habit a month. It will help.

 

Want your holidays to be happier? Try eating more healthfully

Studies show that healthy eating could lower your risk of depression by as much as 30%.

 

How to prevent and manage high blood pressure with diet

The DASH Diet is a low-sodium eating habit with powerful nutrition and health benefits.

 

What you don’t know about high blood pressure can kill you

Under revised medical guidelines, 120/80 is no longer considered normal.

Healthy after-school snacks help children learn and grow

Try these eight delicious and nutrient-rich ideas for afternoon snacks that both you and your kids will enjoy.

New study looks at refined grains — and may cause confusion

Don’t desert your high-fiber choices, because they have proven — and needed — health benefits.

Skip the lemonade: Create your own low-sugar drinks to cool off

Instead of reaching for a beer or lemonade, quench your thirst without the added empty calories.

Is it time reboot your health and diet for spring?

Sunnier, warmer days can give us the boost we need to exercise and eat more healthfully.

Don’t believe everything you read: Eggs are still a part of a healthy and balanced diet. (Pexels)

The age-old question: Are eggs good for you or bad for you?

A recent study concluded eating eggs increases our risk for heart disease — don’t take it to heart.

Don’t believe everything you read: Eggs are still a part of a healthy and balanced diet. (Pexels)

The No. 1 recommended diet? That would be Mediterranean

A panel of experts has deemed the Mediterranean diet the heathiest way to eat. Way better than keto.

Four reasons you should try hara hachi bu in the new year

The Confucian-inspired adage is a reminder to stop eating when your stomach is 80 percent full.

Five tips to help you avoid weight gain during the holidays

Follow these simple and smart techniques to help you keep the pounds off this season.

Foods rich in lutein make your eyes healthier

Look for the hallmark colors: bright red, yellow and orange foods, along with dark, leafy greens.

How to handle lectins and other anti-nutrients in your food

Despite claims by a currently popular diet book author, there’s no cause for alarm.

What’s to eat? 10 tips that will solve your dinner dilemmas

Do you hear that nightly question at your house? Don’t have the answer? Don’t worry.

Studies say benefits of upping your vitamin D intake myriad

Research suggests that the recommended level of the nutrient is too low for optimal health.

Prediabetes: Treat it as an alarm for a lifestyle reset

With exercise, better sleep and weight loss, you can bring your blood sugar level back to normal.

What’s the difference between grass-fed and grain-finished beef?

Here’s what some of the more common USDA-approved labels on beef in the grocery store mean.

Spring-cleaning your pantry for better health

Get rid of the old stuff and add some new healthful foods to your larder.

Culinary trend: Blend mushrooms into burgers to eat less meat

This recipe for the mighty mushroom blended burger puts more plants on your dinner plate.