Nutrition News: Is Eating Egg Yolks as Bad as Smoking?

by in Food News, September 5, 2012

By now you’ve probably heard the rumor that eating egg yolks is as bad for your heart as smoking. We just had to weigh in on this!

Eating By Color: Orange

by in Healthy Tips, October 19, 2010

Throughout the day you should have a rainbow of colors — red, yellow, orange, green, blue, purple and white. Each color is rich in specific nutrients that help make a well-balanced diet. In this series we’ll tell you why each color is important and with Halloween around the corner, we thought it was most appropriate to start with orange.

Nutrient to Know: Lutein

by in Nutrients to Know, August 13, 2009

Every wondered what makes spinach green? Or egg yolks yellow? The answer: Lutein. This antioxidant doesn’t just add color to your groceries — lutein has numerous health benefits for your body, inside and out.