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…

What makes superfoods super?

Sometimes at restaurants or at stores certain foods are labeled “super.”   But what makes a superfood so super? Actually a super food is a food with an unusually high amount of nutrients. When I was little I ate a lot of macaroni and cheese. Sometimes I would only fit about four noodles on my…