September is whole grains month and a great time to get out of your grain rut. The Oldways 2015 Consumer Insights Survey found that the most common whole grains are whole wheat, oats, brown rice and corn. More people are eating whole grains, but it is important to eat a variety of foods. So this […]
Healthy Aging® Month* encourages all adults, especially those ages 50-plus, to improve their physical, mental, social, and financial well-being. At times is can be really tough to focus on the positive aspects of aging especially in a society that worships youth, but aging does have its advantages. Knowledge that you’ve garnered from life experiences, strength […]
Cans can help get you cooking more at home. More than 1,500 food items come in cans so you are almost limitless with options in creating meals for your family and friends. Recent research showed adults and children who frequently eat canned foods (six or more items over two weeks) have healthier eating habits compared […]
Sharing mealtime with your family can have tremendous benefits for everyone’s health. Research suggests that having dinner together as a family at least four times a week has positive effects on child development. Family dinners have been linked t…
It’s back! The fall Produce for Kids® campaign returns to Meijer August 30 and runs through Sept. 26. This is the perfect time to focus on your produce intake and pledge to eat at least one more serving of fruit and vegetables every day.
This week several news reports stated that nutrition experts were wrong—breakfast is not the most important meal of the day. But, don’t believe everything you hear. While a recent study suggests that breakfast may not promote weight loss, dozens of studies demonstrate positive benefits…
Are you tired of the same old sandwich? Try different spreads or bread options to create a new twist on an old lunch favorite.
It’s peak season for zucchini and summer squash and you may be wondering what to do with this delicious summer squash. Can you freeze it? How long will it keep?
Okay, if you’re a math geek you will love this! If not, just know that eating one less meal away from home as a family can save you a lot of your hard earned cash. Don’t forget to share some of that cash with those less fortunate by participating in Meijer’s Simply Give program.
If you could eat one food group that makes you thinner, reduces your risk for heart disease, stroke and some cancers, and makes you feel vital and energized, would you? Well, you can – but according to the CDC we just aren’t. The most recent CDC analysis of fruit and vegetable consumption shows that Americans […]