Five to Thrive

We’ve all heard that it’s important to eat from the five food groups, but the question is what exactly qualifies as a fruit, or dairy, or protein for that matter? This is a breakdown of what counts, how much, and how often we should eat each food group as found in “Nutrition, Concepts and Controversies…

Five a day

Too often when we hear “diet” we immediately think of all the foods we should probably cut out. We think, “I need to stop eating sugar,” or, “I need to go fat-free everything.” Even according to Google, to “diet” means, “To restrict oneself to small amounts or special kinds of food in order to lose weight.” This is our…