Yogurt: Good for Your Heart?

You know what’s good about yogurt: It has calcium and vitamin D to strengthen your bones. It has protein to build muscle. And if that weren’t enough, studies now show that yogurt is good for your heart. Healthy cholesterol, healthy blood pressure Eating yogurt is linked to having healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels. According … Read More

The 5 Best Breakfast Foods for You

Skipping breakfast not only increases the risk of weight gain but also influences energy levels, mood and cognitive function. You need the right fuel for premium performance. Start with these five.

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Which Yogurt Is Right for You? (Infographic)

Yogurt is a popular snack that’s here to stay. Whether you’re trying to build muscle or lose weight, you’ve got more yogurt options than ever. Below, we compare dairy varieties — both Greek-style and regular — with non-dairy varieties. Some provide more protein, calcium and vitamin D. Others are better for vegans or those with dairy sensitivities. We explain which … Read More

5 Fast Fruity Breakfasts That Are Kind to Your Heart

We know that you’re too busy during the week to prepare complicated, time-consuming breakfasts for you and your family. But that doesn’t mean you have to compromise on health. Here are five delicious, heart-healthy breakfast ideas that take no more than 10 minutes to prepare. These recipes come from nutritionist Julia Zumpano,  RD, LD, a registered … Read More

Recipe: Patriotic Fruit and Yogurt Parfaits (Infographic)

Your kids won’t be able to resist helping you build these fun patriotic-colored parfaits! Juicy strawberries, blueberries and cherries are tucked into layers of non-fat Greek yogurt – with just enough granola added for crunch and a touch of honey. The colorful fruits supply healthy doses of vitamin C and antioxidants while the yogurt adds … Read More

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Probiotics: What You Need to Know

Probiotic supplements have been touted to improve gut health, balance vaginal flora and strengthen the immune system. They contain beneficial bacteria naturally found in the intestinal tract and in some foods, including yogurt, pickles, soft cheeses and sauerkraut. So, it makes sense to consider adding probiotic supplements to your diet. Studies are under way What … Read More