Healthy Food Archives

Healthy eating for the holidays

November 19, 2020

By Sandra Millon Underwood FAAN, Professor, UW Milwaukee School of Nursing With the coronavirus top-of-mind for many of us, the holidays will look a little different for some of us this year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending smaller gatherings and less travel as a precaution in spreading or contracting COVID-19…. [Read More]

Kids Eat Right Month (Conclusion)

September 3, 2020

In celebration of Kids Eat Right Month, this entire month you have been encouraged to eat and cook healthier. Encouraging healthier meals does not have to sacrifice taste. The Mayo Clinic published an article outlining 5 tasty ways to tweak recipes for healthier eating. (1) Let’s look at a few: 1. Start fresh and stay… [Read More]

Kids Eat Right Month (Week 1)

August 6, 2020

The month of August is known for many things, such as it is the end of the dog days of summer that began on July 3; it marks the peak time for picking squash, melons, corn, eggplant, tomatoes and cucumbers in most parts of our country; and is the birth month of well-known people such… [Read More]

Five key ways to spring into a healthy lifestyle

May 16, 2019

By: Priscilla Q. Williams, RN Spring is my favorite season of the year! It’s a time when the flowers bloom, the weather is warmer, and the grass is green and beautiful. Spring is also a time to focus on our health and wellness. This spring I want to share with you five keys ways to… [Read More]

Fall is coming! #ANewSeason: Week4 – eat healthy! (cont’d)

September 20, 2018

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “Somewhere along the way, I realized that the new year doesn’t begin for me in January. The new and fresh has always come for me in the Fall. Ironically, as leaves are falling like rain, crunching beneath my feet with finality, I am vibrating with… [Read More]

Three healthy ways to get the most out of your trips

September 20, 2018

Whether you are planning a local staycation, cross-country family getaway, or even an international excursion, for most Americans the summer and holiday months are full of travel. In fact more than half of Americans report that they intend to vacation in July, followed in quantity by August, June and September. With so many of us… [Read More]

Stock up on healthy foods this summer

July 12, 2018

We all usually eat whatever’s available at home. That’s why it’s important to control the foods you serve for meals and have on hand for snacks. Follow these basic guidelines to start eating healthier in your home. Work fruits and vegetables into the daily routine, aiming for the goal of at least 5 servings a… [Read More]

How to eat healthy in the hood

April 26, 2018

By: Gina Lathan Traditionally low-income communities have fewer full-service groceries stores that provide a large selection of fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, lean meats, and fish compared to more affluent communities. Yet the people who live in those communities have more access to fast food restaurants, corner stores and mini-markets that have an overabundance of high… [Read More]