The USDA recommends adults aim for up to 3 cups of vegetables and 2 cups of fruits every day, but most of us aren’t eating even half that amount. To increase intake, experts recommend we not only seek out the freshest produce, but also stock our freezers and pantries with
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Mediterranean-Style Diet Contributes to Longer Life
Following a Mediterranean-style diet has been consistently linked with health benefits, including a reduced risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease. Now a study (TheBMJ, Dec. 2, 2014) of 4,676 healthy middle-aged women finds that greater adherence to a Mediterranean-style diet is significantly associated
Although tuna or deviled ham may be what comes to mind when you think of canned meat and fish, the options are vast, and some are quite nutritious. “Shelf-stable meats, poultry, and seafood can be stored in your pantry, are budget-friendly, and are quick and easy to use, since they
Discussions of food safety often focus on temperatures that foods need to reach when cooked and how much time can elapse before foods are refrigerated. But there is another important aspect of food safety: the containers in which foods are packaged and stored.
Many plastic storage containers, as well as