Total Nutrition Technology

By Stacey Gretka | TNT's magazine of tips and tricks

Feed Your Family Healthfully on a Low Income Budget

Even if you're struggling to pay your bills, there are resources available to help you and your family eat nutritious meals. "Poor nutrition can …

Eat Right

What is potassium and what does it do for the body? Here's how to get the recommended 4,700 milligrams per day: http://sm.eatright.org/potassium

Kids Eat Right

Have a Fun and Healthier Birthday Party

Academy Spokesperson Heather Mangieri, RDN contends it's not as simple as serving them healthful food, "If we want them to eat healthy we should aim …

Best Diet For Health? Careful, It Bites!

MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/GettyImages<p>Maybe this is the all time, quintessential “man bites dog” story: We know what the best diet for human health is, but instead of sinking our teeth into it, it’s the other way around. It keeps biting us! This, more or less, is what ensues when one dares to speak …

Nutrition

The Deep South IVR-based Active Lifestyle Study

<b>Condition</b>: Physical Activity<b><br>Interventions</b>: Behavioral: DIAL; Behavioral: Wait List Control<b><br>Sponsors</b>: University of Alabama at Birmingham; National …

Research

Is Your Body Trying to Tell You Something? Common Nutrient Inadequacies and Deficiencies

The mention of nutrient deficiencies might conjure up images of developing nations, but the typical American diet also can leave big nutritional …

Sweet Potato-Orange Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing Recipe

Traditional German potato salad gets adopted with Southern charm! Made with beta carotene-rich sweet potatoes and vitamin C-rich mandarin oranges, …

Kids Eat Right

Try this healthier spinach artichoke dip — it's loaded with protein and bursting with flavor! http://sm.eatright.org/spinartdip

Carrot Fries Recipe

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 pound of carrots<br>Cooking spray<br>Salt and pepper to taste<p><b>Directions</b><p>Preheat oven to 400ºF.<br>• Peel the carrots and cut them into strips about in …

Power-Up Pizza Pita Recipe

• Preheat over to 325ºF.<br>• Spread hummus evenly over pitas. Add beans, spinach and artichoke hearts. Top with cheese.<br>• Bake in the oven for 15 minutes or …

Eat Right

The most common B vitamins — B1 or thiamin, B2 or riboflavin, niacin, B6 or pyridoxine, and B12 — are essential for supporting your body's metabolism …

Lunch Box Favorites Grow Up

Although at the time of our youth we didn't think twice about what Mom or Dad stuck in those bags for lunch, now we can fondly look back and remember …

These photos of 2,000-calories may shock you

Nutrition labels are based on a 2,000-calorie diet because that's about how much the average person should eat in a day.<p>Of course, you may need to eat more or fewer calories depending on your age, sex, and activity level. You can check that on the USDA's dietary guidelines here.<p>But what does 2,000 …

Eating

Food Tips for Summer Travel with Kids

Long-anticipated summer travel is not without its nutritional challenges, and adding young children to the mix multiplies those challenges. There's …

Pickled Vegetable Salad with Sesame Seeds Recipe

In Japanese, "<i>sunomono</i>" — which means "vinegared things" — refers to a salad of thinly sliced vegetables that are marinated in rice vinegar and soy …

Healthy Weights for Healthy Kids

When children are young, parents and other caregivers are responsible for providing an environment that helps them maintain a healthy weight. You can …

Jicama Salad with Lime-Marinated Shrimp Recipe

In Mexico, thinly-sliced jicama (pronounced HEE-kah-mah) sprinkled with fresh lime juice and salt, makes a quick, crisp, finger-food snack, and a …

Children Need Carbohydrates

In recent years, several diet fads have recommended the reduction, or even elimination, of carbohydrates from our usual diets. But are such "low …

Foods Not to Eat With Pylori Bacteria

Most people don't have symptoms when Helicobacter pylori bacteria infect their stomach. This prevalent type of bacteria is the main cause of both …

Why Your Random Eating Schedule Is Risky for Your Health

Do you ever postpone dinner because you’re in the middle of a project? Or skip breakfast because you overslept? As long as you avoid binging later …

Ate

An iconic US breakfast cereal changed its recipe, and Americans have started eating it again

Turns out, plain old Cheerios still have some kick in them.<p>More Americans are buying Cheerios, after a decision by General Mills to guarantee the cereal would be gluten-free. With a switch-up in manufacturing (the company now sifts its oats) and sourcing, Cheerios ended General Mills’ fourth …

General Mills

It's official: Raw cookie dough is a no-no

INDIANAPOLIS — Put down the spoon or spatula from the mixing bowl.<p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it is no longer safe to eat raw cookie dough or batter — even if you're using a recipe that doesn't use raw eggs.<p>In fact, the administration said in a new consumer update posted …

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Healthful and Safe Eating on Vacation

Summer vacations are a time to relax, revitalize and enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of new places. When it comes to maintaining a healthful …

Late-Night Snacks for Better Sleep

1 of 9<p>Best Midnight Snacks<p>2 of 9<p>Cherries<p>Advertisement<p>3 of 9<p>Cottage Cheese<p>4 of 9<p>Almonds<p>5 of 9<p>Milk<p>6 of 9<p>Bananas<p>Advertisement<p>7 of 9<p>Oats<p>8 of …

Resistance Train to Prevent Muscle Loss

When it comes to muscle: use it, lose it or build it! Muscle plays a crucial role in human health; it allows us to stand, walk, balance, lift and …

Be a Savvy Farmers Market Shopper

Farmers markets have become more commonplace in neighborhoods around the country, and with this increase in popularity there is an increase in …

Black Bean Sliders Recipe

These mini vegetarian black bean patties are perfect slipped into slider buns or on their own dipped in ketchup.<p>Ingredients<p>2 cans black beans, …