It’s never fun to be at home with a cold or flu. While we may not be able to prevent them, we may be able to take steps that can reduce our exposure and have an impact on duration and severity. Here are some things you can do before, during, and even after the onset of a cold or flu:
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is giving the Nutrition and Supplement Facts panels a facelift! In part one of this two-part series we outlined some of the major changes coming to labels starting in 2020. One of those changes includes defining dietary fiber for the first time, which affects what types of carbohydrates can be labeled as fibers.
Between the heaps of sugar from cookies and candies, and the mountains of gravy from a seasonal roast, the months of November and December—actually let’s be honest, more like the months of October through January—are not known for being health-promoting.
Some things never change: The kids go back to school in the fall, the leaves change color shortly after, the holiday season approaches with increasing speed every passing year, and the cold or flu always seems to hit a household when all of these festivities are happening.
There are many factors to consider when looking at beef quality. Whitney Crouch, RDN, CLT outlines the different aspects to consider on how the animal was bred and raised when purchasing meat for consumption.
In spite of following sleep hygiene basics (dark room, no caffeine, etc.), many people find themselves wide awake at 3:00 in the morning. Maribeth Evezich, MS, RD shares some reasons why this may happen.