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All Fats Are NOT Created Equal

By Elizabeth Yarnell

Whereas it used to be that dieters were advised to avoid all fat, we are just starting to learn about the differences in fats and how some fats are actually good for your body. » Read more

Anemia During Pregnancy

Most pregnant women have heard about the importance of getting enough iron in their diets while pregnant – and most try to stay vigilant about taking supplements and maintaining a healthy diet – yet iron-deficiency anemia remains a common problem during pregnancy. Some experts estimate that as many as one in five pregnant women will get anemia during pregnancy. » Read more

Valentine Appetizer - Pitas and Hummus

This Valentine appetizer is not just cute it's healthy too! Your kids will enjoy helping with this Valentine party appetizer. » Read more

Thanksgiving Day Leftover Ideas

It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving Day without lots of leftovers – but there’s much more that can be done with leftovers than just standing around the kitchen all evening and pulling at what’s left of the turkey! But after all the time and effort you put into planning your Thanksgiving Day dinner, you’ve earned a rest. » Read more

How to Make Chocolate Easter Eggs

To make our chocolate Easter eggs you will need: Plastic Easter eggs White chocolate Food coloring » Read more

How to Cook a Thanksgiving Turkey

Cooking a Thanksgiving Turkey properly is crucial to the success of your special holiday. How many times have you heard, “The Thanksgiving Turkey was so dry!” from complaining friends following their family gatherings? Follow these simple instructions and your Thanksgiving Turkey should be nothing less than a scrumptious, moist centerpiece for this annual feast! » Read more

How to Cook a Thanksgiving Ham

Give that Thanksgiving Turkey some competition! Sweeten up your holiday with this how-to on cooking an unforgettable Thanksgiving Ham. » Read more

Healthy Holiday Recipes

Home for the holidays doesn’t need to equal “weight gain” for the holidays! Here are some healthy holiday recipes from the smart folks at foodfit.com to enjoy all season long. Slim and Trim Apple Pecan Stuffing: » Read more

Healthier Halloween

By Cheryl Tallman and Joan Ahlers www.FreshBaby.com Halloween is truly a kid’s holiday –- good friends, creative costumes, event-filled parties –- all with a cool spooky theme -- who could ask for more? Oh yes, one more thing, the treats –- lots of sugary candy treats! » Read more

Enjoy Thanksgiving Without Gaining Weight

Thanksgiving is a time for reuniting with loved ones, giving thanks for our blessings, and eating enormous amounts of food. Well, maybe that last one is a little bit of an exaggeration. But still, for those who are trying to make it through the season without gaining weight, it’s a holiday that can be fraught with temptations – and pitfalls. That said, it doesn’t have to be a matter of feast or famine for dieters. With a few conscientious choices, it’s possible to enjoy the holiday and enjoy the food without stretching your waistline to the limit. » Read more