by Jessie Funchion, MS, RD, LDN As of now, the research tells us that yes, the consumption of soy foods is associated with health benefits, including but not limited to: ·       reduced risk of breast cancer ·       risk of recurrence of breast cancer ·       decreased LDL, total cholesterol and triglycerides ·       reduced blood pressure ·       […]

Have you jumped on the Millet band wagon yet? Move over quinoa there is a new grain making the rounds! Though, it is not new, millet is gaining popularity again. It must be due to the protein and fiber content, as it contain almost 10% of your fiber needs and 6 grams of protein per […]

Happy Summer Everyone! This is a great time of year to fire up the grill and do some outdoor cooking. It’s also a great opportunity to try grilling some vegetables and even fruits! There is plenty of new produce becoming available of the new few months. According to fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org, these are produce items that are […]

June marks Men’s Health Month. With Father’s Day approaching, this can make for a great time to start considering men’s health and nutrition, whether it’s for you or the man in your life. Men are greater risk for some diseases such as heart disease and cancer. Lifestyle change and nutrition may help men to lessen these risks. […]

We are approaching the unofficial start of summer as we coast into the Memorial Day weekend. Family Food wishes all a happy and healthy weekend and a special salute to those who put their lives on the line to protect our country. Here are some tips to help you out as you prep for your […]