World Egg Day

Did you know that today is World Egg Day?  Unfotunately, eggs have gotten a bad rap over the years, but they’re actually incredibly nutrient dense and good for you!  People have been eating eggs all over the world for decades!   Egg-cellent Nutrition   Did you know that 1 egg contains 6 grams of high…

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5 Breakfast Recipes to Spice up your Morning

Did you know that September is National Better Breakfast Month? I’m sure you’ve heard this before, but breakfast really is the most important meal of the day! It not only sets the tone for the rest of your day, but it also promotes healthy blood sugar levels and overall metabolism. Unfortunately, breakfast is often the…

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Wake Up to a Better Breakfast!

Now that September is here and school is back in full swing, a good healthy breakfast is more important than ever. In fact, perhaps that’s why September is Better Breakfast Month! We’ve always been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. This is because the word breakfast actually means “break-fast”. After…

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Why I LOVE Breakfast!

When you were a child, you were probably told, “Breakfast is the MOST important meal of the day”, right? Well, I agree! Breakfast literally means “break-fast”. You sleep for 8-12 hours and by morning; your energy levels are low. Breakfast provides your body with the energy it needs to start your day! Why Breakfast?  …

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Cooking with Your Microwave Oven

The microwave oven is a great invention that has helped immensely with modern-day lifestyles.  The microwave provides you with an option for quick reheating when you are busy doing a million things.  Microwave ovens use electromagnetic radiation to heat foods up quickly, efficiently, and evenly compared to other slower methods of heating and cooking.  …

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Have an Egg-stravaganza for National Egg Day

Today is National Egg Day and I thought it would be the perfect day to shed light on the truth about eggs.  For many, they either eat eggs as a breakfast staple or shy away from them in fear of them raising their cholesterol.  But, eggs are actually a very healthy breakfast option (and great…

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An Egg-stravaganza

The weather has finally changed and it’ definitely feeling like winter outside. I don’t know about you but my favorite way to start a cold, winter day is with a nice warm breakfast. There are plenty of options for a hot meal on a winter morning but there is no better way to start the…

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Get Creative with Eggs during National Egg Salad Week

This week we not only celebrate Passover and Easter, but we also celebrate the staple food that is a major part of these big holidays – eggs!  Every year, the Egg Nutrition Center sponsors National Egg Salad Week, which is a perfect time to make use of all of the leftover eggs you have from…

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It’s National Egg Day

The egg has always been a staple breakfast item in American culture and is a healthy staple at that!  Even though the protein found in egg whites is some of the highest quality protein we can consume, the egg yolk has gotten a bad reputation over the years because of its high level of cholesterol. …

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Foods to Choose for Healthy Eyes

Eating certain foods can help to reduce the risk of cataracts and eye disease. Below are foods that encourage preventative eye care. Fatty Fish:  Fatty fish contains Omega 3 fatty acids such as DHA, which is recommended for dry eyes and which help to restore the structural support of the eye’s membranes. Examples of fatty…

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The Top 8 Food Allergies

Peanuts: peanut allergy is the leading cause of severe allergic reactions, affecting about 1.1% of the population. Shellfish: shellfish can also cause severe allergic reactions.  Shellfish are classified as mollusks (clams, mussels, oysters), and crustaceans (shrimp, lobster, crabs).  Shrimp is considered the most allergenic. Fish:  Pollock, salmon, cod, tuna, snapper, eel, and tilapia are among…

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