If you are on a journey to shed off those extra kilos, it is vital you make sustainable and well-informed lifestyle changes that you can keep up with rather than following crash diets that, often, end up doing more harm than good. Portion control, eating clean, regularly exercising, and maintaining good sleep hygiene are some simple things that can assist in your weight loss journey. So, to help you make the right choices, today we shall discuss the food items […]

Indian cuisine is as varied as its culture. Every region offers some unique recipe that is flavourful, earthy and defines the food habit of the locals. But what remains common across the country is a bowl of dal. Dal, along with rice or roti, defines comfort. Now this brings the question – what makes dal a popular choice for all? It is because of its easy accessibility and rich nutrient-profile. If you explore, you will find a wide variety of […]

Comment on this story Comment Q: How do I know if my salad is actually healthy? Which ingredients should I add to my salads, and which should I avoid? A: Salad is usually a healthy food, but only if you add the right combination of ingredients and stay away from store-bought bottled dressing. To build a great salad, start with lettuce or leafy greens. It may surprise you to learn that the type of greens you choose doesn’t really matter […]

Share on PinterestExperts say whole grain breads are a simple way to improve your diet. Ellie Baygulov/Stocksy Researchers say Americans are eating more whole grain foods but still not enough to meet daily dietary guidelines. Experts say whole grain foods can improve overall health as well as help with weight loss. They say you can increase the whole grain foods in your diet by grocery shopping more carefully and adding foods such as whole grain breads and pastas to family […]

Blueberries and other foods rich in antioxidants can help reduce inflammation Cystic fibrosis is a disorder that is inherited and affects various organs of the body. Having cystic fibrosis significantly damages the lungs, and also affects the digestive system. This happens because cystic fibrosis affects the cells that are responsible for producing sweat, digestive liquids, and mucus. Having cystic fibrosis causes these fluids to be thicker and stickier than how they usually are. Due to this irregularity, instead of helping […]

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas. I am truly blessed when it comes to family and friends. When it comes to food — not so much. Many of us will be making New Year’s resolutions regarding eating and exercise with goals of better health. I started early making good food choices. After a severe gallbladder attack, I am striving for a fat-free diet until I can get it removed. While such an attack never happens at a good time, […]

The Highland community in west Gastonia has lacked a grocery store for decades, but there are steps being taken to lessen food scarcity in the community. In May, Donyel Barber helped to create a food kitchen in the food-scarce area, known as RAMS kitchen, an acronym for Really Amazing Meals with Soul. Barber, a member of Gastonia City Council, hopes to expand the healthy resources of the kitchen by opening a food truck in January 2022. “The City Council has been working […]

CHICAGO – People are eating differently these days, with many relying on packaged meals purchased at supermarkets, as well as delivered options prepared in ghost kitchens. Many consumers are craving presentation and visual appeal, recognizing that it might be a while before they regularly return to sit-down dining at a tableclothed restaurant. The challenge for product developers is to bring that fresh-from-the-chef experience to the kitchen table. “I look at food as an experience,” said Christina Olivarez, corporate executive chef, […]