The key to better health is learning the difference between healthy and unhealthy nutrients. The choices we make greatly affect our health. Making a few simple healthy and nutritious changes in our dietary choices can have a profound and positive impact on our health, well-being, energy levels and life span. For instance . . .
Learn About Vitamin A
Vitamin A was first discovered back in 1912, by a Polish biochemist named Casimir Funk. He came up with the word vitamine, which was later given the name vitamin. Funk was the first to discover vitamins as we know them today, although vitamin A was actually the first one discovered, hence the letter "A" in the title of the vitamin.
You can find vitamin A in natural foods such as oranges and yellow fruits.
Gary Direnfeld, MSW, RSW
Healthy Eating for Kids
Eating right can be a fun experience!
Healthy Food for Good Health
Summer is definitely the time of year when produce is at its peak, and there's no reason why we can't get at least 5 servings - and preferably more - of wonderfully fresh and delicious fruits and vegetables. Your body (and taste buds) will thank you!
Summer's here, and that means that many children will be at home with more time for snacking. While many would love a cabinet filled with sweet treats for snacks, it's much better if you can get them into the habit of healthy snacks.