Test your nutrition acumen with this quick and healthy-oriented quiz.
Photo courtesy of the United States Department of Agriculture Photo courtesy of the United States Department of Agriculture You’ve probably heard people talk about it or seen it on a poster at school and throughout the grocery store. Pictures of pasta, fruit, and cheese, to name a few. It’s the food pyramid. But do you… Read more »
If eating healthy is one of your New Year’s resolutions for 2016, you don’t have to pass on the taste to satisfy your cravings. Here are a few yummy ideas, both sweet and salty, that will help you say no to the junk and feel better while doing it. Photo by Paolo Neo Popcorn Wait…isn’t… Read more »
Which of these has more fat, sugar or calories?
These four words could mean anything to you. It does not have one distinct meaning. You decide what it means to you: this day is almost over, this season is almost over, or in my case, school is almost over. This phrase is used all the time and works with many different events. It could… Read more »
The dentist. A dental visit. Brushing your teeth. Flossing. If any of these phrases send chills down your spine, know that you’re not alone. But while the thought of visiting the dentist or keeping up with your dental duties at home is definitely not as appealing as having a Snickers bar and skipping a brushing… Read more »
Where on the planet did the food on your table originally come from?!
Photo Courtesy of National Park Service Digital Image Archives Every year, on the third Monday of January, the country celebrates the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. You probably know that Dr. King was one of history’s most important figures in the quest for equal civil rights for African-Americans, but do you… Read more »
by Sharon Chayra Growing-up is a time of change and new experiences. Maybe you are going to a new school and have to make new friends. Maybe it’s time to change into your gym clothes and no one but your sister or brother has seen you in your underwear in, like, forever? If experiences like… Read more »
by Sharon Chayra Being a teen can be tough, but feeling like you have to compete to look like some celebs not only places undue stress on you, but makes you forget what makes you so terrifically unique. Even if you have an identical twin, you are still an original with your own look, style,… Read more »