Category: The Well

Recipes, quizzes, and more interactive fun to keep you well

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.

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31 Days of Giving

mother helping child 31 days of giving‘Tis the season for giving! During the holidays, it’s easy to get caught up in the gifts, decorations and parties. It’s important to take a step back from all the celebrations to see what you can do to give back. We’ve come up with 31 ways you can give back to your community – one for each day of December.

Colds: Stay Home or See a Doctor

tissues and cold medsIs it just a cold? Strep throat? Allergies? A runny nose and sore throat are simple enough to treat, but what if it’s more than just the common cold? Should you go to your medicine cabinet, to your doctor or to the local urgent care center?

Vegan Options for Turkey Day

mashed potatoes and gravyWhether you’re vegan or you have someone who eats a plant-based diet that will be joining you for Thanksgiving dinner, you may want to consider some delicious alternative recipes. Just because people choose to be plant-based doesn’t mean they can’t enjoy a hearty meal on Thanksgiving and experience food comas just like everyone else!

Today, I will be giving you a couple of Thanksgiving staples, vegan style! My vegan mashed potatoes and gravy recipe, along with vegan mac ‘n cheese are show stoppers for anyone plant-based or for just anyone in general!