For Runners: Protect Your Knees During the Cold Winter Days

running outside winterFor those who enjoy running outdoors even during colder days, it’s important to ensure your knees are prepared for winter.

Cold weather tends to make your muscles and joints stiff and tight, which can result in achy and sore knees. For people who already have existing knee problems, outdoor winter running can increase knee pain and lead to possible injury.

Know how to avoid knee pain in the winter by following these tips:

Hungarian Beef Goulash

Hungarian beef Goulash(Serves 4)

2 pounds beef stew meat
2 t caraway seeds
1-2 T sweet or hot paprika
1 large or 2 medium onions, chopped
1 large red bell pepper, chopped
2 large carrots, chopped
14 oz. diced tomatoes
14 oz. reduced-sodium beef broth

New Food Labels Show What We Are Really Eating

new nutrition labelIn the coming years, you’ll begin to notice changes on the nutrition fact labels on cans, boxes and packages. From milk to flour, from potato chips to baked beans, the new changes make it easier for you to be better informed about food choices by clearly knowing what and how much you are really eating. Additionally, the labels reflect new scientific information, such as the link between your diet and diseases like obesity. Read more about the benefits of the new labels.

nutrition label