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Healthy eating and women

  Healthy eating and women The food and drink choices you make every day affect your health now and later in life.   Choosing healthy foods and drinks more often can help prevent or manage many health problems that affect women. And studies show that when a woman eats healthy, everyone in her household is more likely to eat healthy. 1 , 2 What is healthy eating? Healthy eating is a way of eating that improves your health and helps prevent disease. It means choosing different types of  healthy food from all of the food groups  (fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy, and proteins), most of the time, in the correct amounts for you. Healthy eating also means not eating a lot of foods with added sugar, sodium (salt), and saturated and trans fats. Healthy eating also means getting nutrients primarily from food rather than from vitamins or other supplements. Some women might need vitamins, minerals, or other supplements at certain times in life like before or during pregnancy. But most women, mos

Healthy Eating & Physical Activity for Life

These 9 Recipes Have Hidden Health Benefit

Whether you’re trying to get your kids to eat more greens or you want to improve your nutrition in the new year, there’s a healthy recipe for you. If you pick the right ones, you won’t even notice the extra serving of vegetables or whole grains. Luckily, you don’t have to look very far. Here are some of the best recipes to transform your family’s diet and get you on the right track in 2021. 1.  Sticky Sesame Cauliflower by Chocolate Covered Katie Cauliflower has been enjoying the spotlight for a few years, thanks to its health benefits and versatility. From the veggie’s high fiber and choline content to its ability to replace carbs and meats, cauliflower can really do it all. You can even substitute florets for chicken with this Asian-inspired recipe. Top with sesame seeds and scallions and serve with a side of rice and vegetables. 2.  Zucchini Ricotta Roll-Ups by Plant Based News If you love lasagna but want to go light on the carbs, try these zucchini lasagna roll-ups. Instead of che

10 Dangerous #Food #Safety Mistakes

  10 Dangerous Food Safety Mistakes We all want to keep our families safe and healthy. But sometimes a simple mistake in the way we handle and prepare food can lead to serious sickness. With some germs like  Salmonella , just a small amount in undercooked food is enough to cause food poisoning. And just a tiny taste of food with botulism toxin can cause paralysis and even death. You can protect your family by avoiding these common food safety mistakes. Mistake #1: Eating risky foods if you are more likely to get food poisoning thumbs down solid icon Why It’s a Mistake:  Anyone can get food poisoning. But some people are more likely to get sick and to have a more serious illness. This includes: Adults aged 65 and older Children younger than 5 years People who have health problems or who take medicines that lower the body’s ability to fight germs and sickness (weakened immune systems) Pregnant women thumbs up solid icon Solution:  People who are more likely to get food poisoning should n