Fresh fruits and veggies are high in vitamins and fiber and low in fat. (Photo: Shutterstock)

American Heart Month

Want to Eat Better? Shop Like a Cardiologist Many of us vowed to eat more healthfully in the new year but, one month later, are still struggling to take that first step. February is American Heart Month, so here are some grocery store guidelines to reduce the amount of fat, sugar
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School lunches have more fruits, vegetables and whole grains and less sodium than in 2000. (Photo: Guiding Stars)

Lunch Time

School Lunches Are Getting Healthier The amount of whole grains and fresh fruits and vegetables offered in school meals is up and sodium is down, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released last week. “Schools play a critical role in demonstrating
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