Items Tagged ‘healthy’

Here's a distinct definition for the word 'healthy'

May 4, 2017

Here’s a distinct definition for the word ‘healthy’

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

We’ve all been there: you pick up a food item at the grocery store that has the word ‘healthy’ on it – but you’re not quite sure what that means. Is it good for you? Is it nutritious? It is worth paying extra for? Nutrition experts have been attempting to agree upon a clear definition […]

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Tags: balanced diet, Dana Hunnes, dieting, eating healthy, food, food labels, health, healthy, nutrition labels


Seasonal eating: nutritious and delicious

September 8, 2016

Seasonal eating: nutritious and delicious

By uclahealth uclahealth

Want a fun and effective way to make your meals healthier? Take your cues from the changing seasons. Fruits and vegetables that are in season and freshly picked are at their nutritional peak. Research has shown, for instance, that apples lose antioxidants as they sit in cold storage (antioxidants are natural substances that can prevent […]

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Tags: antioxidants, diseases, eating, farmers market, fruits, healthy, natural, nutrition, nutritious, produce, Seasonal eating, vegetables


Tips to get your move on during the workday

August 12, 2016

Tips to get your move on during the workday

By Amy Albin Amy Albin

Attention commuters and desk sitters: We’ve all heard the news that sitting is not good for our health. Experts tell us that humans are not meant to be sedentary and inactivity can lead to serious health problems. The good news is that you can lower your health risks by simply moving 30 minutes a day. […]

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Tags: fitness, healthy, heart, movement, sedentary, sitting, stairs, walking, wellness