Have you ever bought a bag of bird seed? Surprise, you have purchased millet! Though tiny, millet has a lot to be proud of. It’s a delicious alternative to traditional grains and can be cooked in a variety of ways. Believe me, this isn’t just for the birds.
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Brown rice is an old standby in the whole-grain world, but it doesn’t always get the love it deserves. Find out all the delicious ways you can savor this easy-to-cook grain.
In this week’s nutrition news: An update on Cheerios’ cholesterol claims, battle the flu with healthy habits and a new study shows eating whole grains keeps blood pressure in check.
Let’s face it — most of us could do more for our bones. An estimated 44 million Americans are at risk for, or have, osteoporosis, a disease where 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. Whether you’re worried or not, you can’t go wrong incorporating more of these foods into your daily routine.