Month: March 2011

Are you struggling with your weight?

Are you struggling with your weight?

If yes, then try this PLEDGE. Fill half of your plate with fruits and vegetables, and other half with whole grains, lean meat or whole beans. If you are watching your weight, watch every calorie you are putting in and burning out. Weight gain is […]

Eggs can be a part of your heart healthy diet!

Eggs can be a part of your heart healthy diet!

Eggs can easily fit in to your diet as long as your total daily cholesterol does not exceed 300 mg. One large egg provides you only about 70 calories and 215 mg cholesterol. Eggs are a good source of protein, Vitamin A, D, phosphorus, B […]

Become a smart eater!

Become a smart eater!

Become a smart eater by reading food labels, and asking about the recipes to find out more about the food you are about to eat. Understand if the food is prepared with whole food; low in fat, sugar, and salt; and if that food is […]

Use of functional foods to prevent from chronic diseases and promote health and wellness

Use of functional foods to prevent from chronic diseases and promote health and wellness

Dear Hoosiers, if you have missed registering for previous class in Morton center you have another chance to enroll to learn more about functional foods and how it can improve your health and wellness. This class will be offered on March 17th from 7-8pm. In […]

Are you eating with color?

Are you eating with color?

March is the National Nutrition Month (NNM) in America. NNM is an annual campaign sponsored by American Dietetic Association to help Americans make informed food choices and develop sound eating and physical activity habits. Eating right with color simply means eating variety of fruits and […]