Bring The Taste Of The Mediterranean Home

Ready to eat the “Mediterranean Way”? You don’t have to travel further than your local supermarket to enjoy the delicious flavors of this healthy eating style. Inspired by the cuisine found along the Mediterranean Sea, this flavorful diet includes fresh fruits and vegetables, healthy fats, whole grains, legumes, fish, low-fat dairy products, and lean meat. …

Are You Sure That’s Safe To Eat While Pregnant?

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest contributor, Katya, is a nurse-midwife who asked a simple question and found herself on a mission to improve food safety in pregnancy.  Nurse-midwives engage in disease prevention and health education as a hallmark of our profession. Avoiding listeriosis is a key component of food safety during pregnancy. Listeria monocytogenes is a …

Breastfeeding Awareness: Know Your Workplace Rights

Editor’s Note: August may almost be over, but we can’t let it slip by without a note celebrating National Breastfeeding Awareness Month. Today’s post is brought to you by guest contributors Kavitha and Mira, from the University of Maryland Extension’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program. From the early 1940’s, mothers chose to feed their …