A Handful of Healthy Tips For Trick-or-Treating

The costumes are ready, the jack-o-lanterns are carved, and the day is finally here! Kids look forward to Halloween each year. Little trick-or-treaters can’t wait to start knocking on doors to see what treats they will get. And why shouldn’t they? Candy reigns supreme on Halloween. Estimates show that children accumulate between 3,500 and 7,000 …

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. …

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 …