Food/DIY

  • Honey – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Honey – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    September 16, 2017 at 9:00 am 0 comments

    Honey – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian September is national honey month. It’s one of nature’s favorite sweets that has been used for over 2,000 years. Even the Bible says that “Kind words are like honey, sweet to the soul and healthy for the body.” Honey has natural […]

     
  • NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK: macular degeneration

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK: macular degeneration

    September 9, 2017 at 11:37 am 1 comment

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK: macular degeneration acac Midlothian A healthy diet can have a positive impact on reducing vision loss, especially cataracts and macular degeneration. With over 13 million Americans suffering from macular degeneration and about 50% of Americans over 80 with cataracts, we should do all we can […]

     
  • Snacks – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Snacks – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    September 2, 2017 at 8:24 am 0 comments

    Snack – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Now is a good time to get the family more focused on healthy habits for the school year. A snack basket without chips and fruit roll ups is a good place to start. Low sugar granola bars, dehydrated or fresh fruit, […]

     
  • Laughter – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Laughter – NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    August 25, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian We can all use a good laugh! Laughter has been shown to improve our sense of well-being by increasing the release of endorphins and dopamine. It also increases blood flow and oxygenation to cells and organs, boosts memory, creativity, and even intelligence. Eating […]

     
  • Eating – Nutrition Tip of the Week

    Eating – Nutrition Tip of the Week

    August 17, 2017 at 10:25 am 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian One of the best ways to control mindless eating is to keep an accurate food log. A study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that “The more food records people kept, the more weight they lost.” Simply keeping track with […]

     
  • Nutrislice mobile app serves up school menus

    Nutrislice mobile app serves up school menus

    August 14, 2017 at 11:33 am 0 comments

    Nutrislice mobile app serves up Chesterfield County school menus Chesterfield County Public Schools Looking for today’s breakfast or lunch school menu? There’s an app for that, from Nutrislice. The School Lunch app makes it easy to find out what is being served in Chesterfield County Public Schools’ cafeterias. The app […]

     
  • Dieting: NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Dieting: NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    August 10, 2017 at 7:03 am 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Most of us realize that exercising and eating a variety of healthy foods is important for our health.  But, sometimes one can lose focus and feel out of control. Continual yo-yo dieting can lead to other unrealistic goals and unhealthy outcomes. We all […]

     
  • Eggs, acac NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    Eggs, acac NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    August 3, 2017 at 12:16 pm 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK – How many eggs should we be eating? acac Midlothian The concern with high cholesterol kept many people from consuming eggs.  But, according to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, “Cholesterol is not a nutrient of concern for over consumption.”  Our liver naturally produces cholesterol.  […]

     
  • NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    July 17, 2017 at 7:02 am 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian With all of the diets and programs claiming to be the best way to lose weight, how do we know which is the best approach? We know that eating clean is important, but sometimes the quick fix is too tempting to resist. I […]

     
  • Food and Nutrition Services offering two locations for free meals through the Summer Food Services Program

    Food and Nutrition Services offering two locations for free meals through the Summer Food Services Program

    July 14, 2017 at 7:26 am 0 comments

    Food and Nutrition Services offering two locations for free meals through the Summer Food Services Program Chesterfield County Public Schools Two Chesterfield County elementary schools are hosting the Summer Food Services Program through early August. Free meals will be provided to children ages 2-18 Mondays through Thursdays from July 10-Aug. […]

     
  • NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    July 13, 2017 at 7:40 am 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian With summer in full force, it’s important to remember some basic nutrition guidelines for kids. Playing at the pool, summer camps, and other outside activities can lead to poor hydration and low energy from inadequate nutrients if we don’t plan some healthy snacks […]

     
  • NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    July 10, 2017 at 7:44 am 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian I often hear that people have a sweet tooth and it prevents them from sticking to a healthy eating plan. Who doesn’t like a sweet treat, but if continual out of control eating is taking you to an unhealthy place of battling deprivation […]

     
  • NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    June 24, 2017 at 7:53 am 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian With the temperature rising and outdoor picnics increasing, it’s important to remember the basics of food safety. Cold foods should be kept at 40 degrees or below and hot foods should be over 140 degrees. Foods should not stay in the danger zone […]

     
  • NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    June 20, 2017 at 7:41 am 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Have you tried one of nature’s most perfect fruits? Although it is a single seed berry, many of us think of the amazing avocado as more of a savory food. It is one of the highest protein fruits- 4g in a medium avocado! […]

     
  • NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    June 15, 2017 at 7:27 am 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian I have had a few questions about the benefits and risks of soy products. Although it is widely used in many products and vegetarian diets, there are a few reasons that soy should be used in moderation and in some cases, totally avoided. […]

     
  • NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK from acac Midlothian

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK from acac Midlothian

    April 13, 2017 at 9:43 pm 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian It’s wonderful that a good majority of people are more aware of ingredient lists, added sugar,fat, and salt in processed foods, but making healthier choices at the grocery store is only the first step. Adding more produce to our diet, consistent exercise, and […]

     
  • BEEF! For the week…

    BEEF! For the week…

    April 2, 2017 at 11:18 am 0 comments

    BEEF! For the week… acac Midlothian Beef is my favorite protein source.   For years, beef has been tossed back and forth from wonderful, nutritious staple of the national dinner table to cancer causing, heart clogging, dietary demon.   Even now, there’s still disagreement about it, and probably will be […]

     
  • acac Midlothian NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    acac Midlothian NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    March 31, 2017 at 3:33 pm 0 comments

    Are you a fan of cheese? acac Midlothian Are you a fan of cheese? Cheese provides a wonderful flavor enhancement to other foods as well as a great snack with fruit or crackers.The nutritional value can vary just as with the variety of flavors. The moisture content affects the texture, […]

     
  • acac Midlothian NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    acac Midlothian NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    March 26, 2017 at 8:25 am 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian How careful are you about serving sizes? If you are diabetic, you need to know the carbohydrate amount of foods to have better blood sugar control. Although we should also look at the ingredient lists to avoid highly processed carbs, here are a […]

     
  • acac Midlothian NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    acac Midlothian NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK

    March 16, 2017 at 7:45 pm 0 comments

    NUTRITION TIP OF THE WEEK acac Midlothian Are you your own worst enemy when it comes to weight-loss? Learning to overcome sabotaging thinking doesn’t happen overnight, but it is an important key to a healthy, balanced way of eating. One of the first things that many people tell me is […]