Heart Healthy Nutrition Guidelines

To help you get started on your new healthy outlook, follow these simple suggestions for eating healthy: Limit saturated fats. Aim for less than 7% of your total daily calories from saturated fat, and choose foods that will help keep your daily cholesterol intake under 300 milligrams. Get involved in some sort of physical activity…

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Healthy Diet and Cancer

Tips for incorporating more fruits and vegetables into your diet: At breakfast, top cereal, pancakes or oatmeal with fresh berries, bananas or peaches. Pre-washed and pre-cut fruits or vegetables makes for a great easy, fast and healthy snack. Incorporating more salads into your diet is a great way to get in a lot of vegetables….

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Finding Whole Grains Amidst a Tricky Ingredient List

Words You May See On Packages What They Mean whole grain [name of grain] whole wheat whole [other grain] stoneground whole [grain] brown rice oats, oatmeal (including old-fashioned oatmeal, instant oatmeal) wheatberries YES — Contains all parts of the grain, so you’re getting all the nutrients of the whole grain wheat flour semolina durum wheat…

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Fall 2005: To Your Health

In this Issue: MyPyramid Quick Tips • Adding Whole Grains for a Wholesome Diet • Thanksgiving Turkey Basics • Enjoy a Lower-Fat Thanksgiving This Year • Feature Food of the Month: Berries • Healthy Recipe: Apple Cranberry Crisp

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