The farmer’s market season is winding down but there is still time to enjoy the end-of-the-season veggies in a new way. All you need is an oven, a baking sheet, olive oil and seasonings.
The glycemic index, or GI, is a useful tool for people with diabetes to manage their diet for better blood sugar control. The glycemic index measures how much a food containing carbohydrates may increase blood sugar levels.
Almost half of the American population has hypertension, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and having high blood pressure puts you at risk for things like a stroke, heart disease, or even death. Not only are the numbers high, the CDC says only 1 in 4 of those people who have hypertension, have their condition under control.
There is no ‘magic bullet diet’ for losing weight quickly that is healthy and can be maintained. In fact, diets in general don’t work; however, having healthy behaviors (diet and physical activity) can promote weight loss, and are easier to maintain than restrictive diets.
University of Maryland Extension agricultural agent Racheal Slattery is striving to educate the public on the importance of farm families and understanding food production by offering a virtual tour of a working dairy farm through her Day on the Farm program.
Summer and ice cream just go together. But, taking the family out for this sweet treat can be costly! How about making your own with the kids? It’s easier than you might think, makes for a fun activity, and saves money over going out. No appliances are needed.
Grilling is easy and can be a healthy cooking method, especially if you use lean cuts of meat, skinless chicken, or fish.
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Sixty seconds can make a difference in your health. The Diabetes Risk Test takes only 60 seconds and can reveal your risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes, the most common form of diabetes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 10% of adults in the U.S. have Type 2 diabetes and 33% …
Thinking about kids in the kitchen might bring to mind images of piles of dirty dishes, flour strewn across counters, and a general mess. But kids are capable of doing more in the kitchen than just making a mess! Getting kids involved in cooking family meals can be an important way to build healthy habits. …