Tag: dairy

Cheese: Is It Healthy?

by in Is It Healthy?, October 17, 2013

Does this dairy delight have a place in your healthy eating plan? Although cheese has gotten bad press for being high in artery-clogging fat, choosing the right ones can provide important nutrients to your diet.

How to Choose a Healthy Yogurt

by in Healthy Tips, September 29, 2013

These days, you can’t miss the yogurt aisle. Markets now have 2, 3 or more cases designated to this creamy delight. But with so many choices, it’s easy to become overwhelmed and confused on which is healthiest.

Milk 101

by in Food Safety, May 13, 2010

If you’ve scanned the milk container at breakfast time, you’ll notice lots of terms on the carton. Ever wondered why milk is “homogenized” and “pasteurized” and why the heck is vitamin D added? We’ll iron out these terms and explain why they’re on your milk container.

Taste Test: Nonfat Vanilla Yogurt

by in Grocery Shopping, Taste Test, May 12, 2010

Quick, easy, portable and healthy–yogurt is an all-around favorite snack. But with supermarket shelves stacked with the stuff, shopping for yogurt can get confusing. After some tasting and label reading check out what we found.

Good Eats for Better Bones

by in Healthy Tips, July 30, 2009

An estimated 44 million Americans are at risk for, or have, osteoporosis, a disease where our bones become increasingly fragile and sometimes fracture. Though women are 4 times more likely to suffer from osteoporosis, men are affected as well. Exercise and some medications can help, but what you eat plays a vital role.