The Bake Sale Ban

Sports teams and clubs in New York City schools will need to pack up with their baking supplies and come up with new ways to fundraise this year. The Education Department has taken drastic measures to limit unhealthy foods and has banned most bake sales throughout city schools.

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It’s easy being green

What comes to mind when you hear "leafy green vegetables?" Kale? Bok choy? Or, does iceberg lettuce count? Any which way you cut it, leafy greens are lacking in the American diet....

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Meatless Monday

What’s for dinner at your house tonight? How about a meat–free dish? Just by reducing animal protein in your diet, you could lessen your risk of heart disease, cancer, obesity and diabetes....

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Enjoying Fall Flavors

The fall season is officially upon us. This time of year is marked by crisp, cool days, preparation and celebration, and an abundance of warming, harvest foods.

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Eating healthy on the cheap

We’re all cutting corners these days and finding ways to make our dollar go further. That might mean eliminating lavish items and activities, and even paring down the basic necessities....

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Sugar Overload!

We all have a sugar craving from time to time. For some it’s early in the morning, in hopes that a caffeine fix or a sweet pastry will get us through the day. For others, the hankering pops up around 3pm when our blood sugar starts to drop off after lunch....

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Staycations Are Here To Stay

Need some time to relax and rejuvenate? But watching your pennies with today’s economy? How about a ‘staycation’? All across the country, families have decided to forgo expensive vacations this year and spend more quality time closer to home....

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