Simply Snacking & Boredom Busters: The Healthy Way
Snacks don’t have to be unhealthy, and can actually serve as an essential part of our diet when chosen wisely. A well-timed, healthy snack keeps us from becoming too hungry and overeating at the next meal. Read these tips on smart snacking!
UNC to play instrumental role in first-ever national study of dieta...
A research question posed through the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Partners Patient-Powered Research Network CCFA Partners – a collaboration between UNC and the CCFA – served as motivation for this study concept.
Did butter get a bad rap?
Butter might not be a health food, but UNC and NIH researchers unearthed more evidence that replacing it with vegetable oils does not decrease risk of heart disease.
Tips to Make Traditional Recipes More Nutritious & Flavorful
Read tips on how to make traditional recipes more nutritious and still flavorful.
4 Bag Lunch Tips
Whether you’re packing bag lunches for yourself or your kids, you should feel good about selecting wholesome foods and healthy portion sizes. Plus, you’ll save money if you pack a lunch instead of going out to eat. Here are four tips for your next bag lunch [...]
Your Farmers Market Guide
Healthy diets rich in fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases. With more farmers markets taking root across the U.S., buying fresh is easier than ever. [...]
Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Chicken Tenders
Chicken tenders are a favorite from childhood to adulthood. Learn how to make them from home, without the high amount of calories. This recipe calls for coating the tenders in panko breadcrumbs before baking them. Baking instead of frying, greatly reduces the overall fat and calorie content found in regular chicken tenders. A quick, simple, and healthy twist on a classic meal. [...]
Comparing the DASH and the Mediterranean Diets
According to the CDC, hypertension (high blood pressure) affects 70 million Americans. It’s a condition which can lead to weakening of the arteries, stroke, and heart and kidney disease if is not controlled. High blood pressure is a measured blood pressure reading of 140/90 mm Hg or higher. Shockingly, one out of three American adults…