Healthy Food Choices
You're on the go, and you can't always find time to focus on your health. Putting your health first isn't always easy or practical. But you may be overlooking one basic strategy: drinking water. Yes, although many of us reach for sodas, juice or sports drinks when we're thirsty, plain water is the healthy choice.
With obesity on the rise and more fast food available than you can keep tabs on, it's more important than ever to understand how nutrition influences your health. This program shows you how to make better food choices, limit portions and manage special dietary needs. Sound nutrition when combined with physical activity can truly make a difference in not only how you look but also how you feel.
Calcium is a mineral that you get from your diet. It helps build strong bones when you're growing. It helps keep your bones strong as you age. But many of us don't get enough calcium. This raises the risk for osteoporosis, a weakening of the bones. Here's how to make sure you're getting enough calcium.
Shopping & Cooking
If you are trying to lose or maintain your weight, dining out can present a lot of pitfalls. It's easy to overeat at a restaurant, and it's easy to eat more salt, fat, sugar and cholesterol than you realize. But by following a few simple guidelines, you can make your restaurant experience as healthy as possible.