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Benefits of Grain

You’ve likely heard that eating whole grains is good for you. It’s true — whole grains are not only a great part of an overall healthy diet, but they are loaded with fiber and nutrients and offer numerous important health benefits, including those for the heart.

Fighting Sugar Cravings

Many of us feel powerless when it comes to sugar cravings and are unable to resist the temptation of a sweet treat or a carbohydrate-laden item. Nonetheless, a diet high in sugar is ultimately not good for the body.

Red Means Go for Fruits and Veggies

Red lights signal you to stop—but red fruits and veggies are go-to staples in a heart-healthy diet. Many foods that are red have compounds that can help provide your body with nutrients that defend against heart disease and other conditions. Check out red fruits and vegetables and simple ways to incorporate them into your diet.

Summer Travel Eating

Why Fiber Works

When you hear the word “fiber,” does your mind go straight to thinking about prunes and constipation? If so, it’s time to rethink that and embrace fiber and its good-for-you benefits.