February is Go Red for Women® month, a time for people to raise awareness about heart disease and serve as a catalyst for change to improve the lives of women globally. Did you know that 1 in 4 deaths of both men and women are caused by heart disease?
White, yellow, green or red – no matter the color, onions provide depth into any cuisine. Most noted for their bite when eaten raw and their smooth, velvety texture when cooked, onions pack nutrients including vitamin C. Let’s explore some useful Onion Hacks!
Cabbage is often overlooked when it comes to its health benefits. Cabbage is part of the powerhouse brassica or cruciferous family, which includes broccoli, cauliflower, and kale. It comes in a variety of colors and shapes and is the main ingredient in sauerkraut, kimchi, and coleslaw.
Let’s review the scientific findings surrounding the health benefits cabbage provides.
Everyone knows food is fuel, but what about how food affects mental health and mood? Extensive scientific research has overwhelmingly found that consuming wholesome food may improve your mental and physical health.
Fall is among us, which means bountiful harvest, slight
crispness to the air and the perfect time of year to enjoy
-Eat the season’s colorful harvest…
-Picked at its ripest…what is better than this
-Loaded with anoxidants to help our bodies
fight off disease and illness
-Enjoy old family recipes or explore new exciting
-Breathe the clean, fresh air…
-Boosts immune system to keep illness at bay
-Reduces stress and anxiety
-Enjoy a nature-filled activity…
-Get adventurous and enjoy a corn maze and
-Socialize at a local fall festival
-Select the perfect pumpkin at a pumpkin patch
-Find a new apple orchard or visit the family
Take time to enjoy what fall has to offer and improve
your health and well-being while spending time with
family and friends!.CLICK HERE to read more
September is National Family Meals Month
Why are family meals important?
The scientific research shows extraordinary outcomes – better nutrition, better grades, increased self-esteem, improved social behaviors, longer family relationships and so much more. Top behavior changes included cooking more meals at home, eating together more, making healthier choices, and buying more fruits and veggies; all lead to families with improved physical and emotional health.
We at Taher encourage everyone to have at least one family meal each week at home ~ breakfast, lunch or dinner. Let’s Raise our Mitt to Commit!.CLICK HERE to read more
“You’ve heard that limiting added sugar is one of the best things you can do for your health. Something that is highly encouraged by health professionals and the World Health Organization.Here is some information to explain some of the reasons to avoid added sugar, and tips to reduce the amount you eat.CLICK HERE to read more
“We all know staying active is undeniably one of the most important things a person can do to ward off disease and live healthfully, however, making physical activity a priority can be challenging. Here is some information to help you get active and stay active, for life.CLICK HERE to read more
“Go Further with Food” is the theme for National Nutrition Month®, and its importance is timely for many reasons. Whether it’s starting the day off right with a healthy breakfast or fueling before an athletic event, the foods you choose can make a difference. Preparing foods to go further at home and within the community can have a positive impact, as well. Follow these tips to Go Further with Food.CLICK HERE to read more
Everyone wants to live healthier, happier lives so they can relish in life’s precious moments and it all starts with taking care of ourselves and loved ones. American Heart Month helps remind Americans to focus on heart health and encourage communities, family and friends to make health a priority and part of their everyday way of life. How can I promote a healthy lifestyle? CLICK HERE to read more