By: Brian Flora
There is growing evidence that nutrition can play an important role in cancer prevention. Nutrition is strongly associated with a person’s risk for the occurrence or reoccurrence of cancer. Researchers have now linked starch intake with breast cancer recurrence, according to results presented at the December 2011 CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer [...]
By: Marsha Reece
There is a potential upside to the way families may be forced to shop for groceries. It could encourage a deeper appreciation of our environment and help families develop a healthier way to buy prepare and consume meals using more fruits and vegetables and less dairy and animal based products.
In an [...]
By: Melissa Valliant
Editor’s Note: We grandparents know that helping our grandchildren grow up strong and healthy is a serious responsibility. Well, it appears we are overlooking one of the most important; weight. To turn around this epidemic of obesity in our country, we grandparents need to model for our families a healthy weight. When [...]
“Dinner’s ready. Come and get it!” How often are those words called out in your home? Can you remember the last time your family sat down and enjoyed dinner together? Our grandchildren’s daily schedules are filled to the brim with music lessons, soccer practice, play rehearsals and the work schedules of our teens. We know [...]
It’s hard to miss the fact that portion sizes have gotten much larger in the last few years. You can also see this in the grocery and convenience store and vending machines A bagel has become a BAGEL, 3 times it’s size of twenty years ago and an “individual” bag of chips can easily feed [...]
The month of June is full of fun ideas for activities for you and your grandchildren of all ages! Here are some different celebrations you may never have heard of, yet they offer lots of fun for a summer day, creating wonderful childhood memories.
June 1st : Flip a Coin Day
A day [...]
Sports drinks are very popular today, especially with your grandchildren. One of the reasons is they taste good. Under certain circumstances they can be a beneficial choice but they can also be hard on your wallet.
Sports drinks are primarily a combination of water, some carbohydrate (sugar) – for energy and a tiny bit [...]