Author: Katherine L. Cason

Physical Activity for Adults

Physical activity means moving your body to use energy. Regular physical activity and physical fitness make important contributions to your health, sense of well-being, and maintenance of a healthy...

Healthier Foods at School

Healthy Food Options at School Healthy eating is important for growth, good health, and academic performance. However, kids are often overwhelmed with access to and availability of foods that are...

Moderate Alcohol

Moderate Alcohol According to the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 85.6 percent of people aged 18 and older reported that they drank alcohol at some point in their lifetime. In...

Get Your Calcium-Rich Foods

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s MyPlate dietary recommendations describes the Dairy Group to include milk, yogurt, cheese, lactose-free milk, fortified soy milk, and yogurt. This group...

Food Allergies

What Is a Food Allergy? A food allergy is an abnormal reaction to food, even a very small amount. The body’s disease-fighting (immune) system mistakenly thinks the food is harmful and produces...

Walking Off the Munchies

Almost every South Carolina town or community has an annual fair, festival, or carnival. These events feature many high-calorie treats like funnel cakes, cotton candy, caramel apples, and corn dogs....

Kids in the Kitchen

Your kitchen is an experiential learning laboratory for your kids. It’s where they learn about food shopping, cooking, and cleanup. These are skills that will help them become self-sufficient...

More Broccoli, Please!

Helping Kids Like Vegetables Parents and children seem to have more struggles over vegetables than any other food. Vegetables should be offered in the same matter-of-fact way that all other foods...

Fast Food & Take-Out Meals

Are you looking for meals on the run to fit your family’s busy lifestyle? Fast food restaurants, take-out, and delivered food can provide quick, flavorful meals so that you can spend your time on...

Stocking the Home Pantry for Quick Meals

The two keys to making quick, healthy meals and snacks are to keep a well-stocked kitchen and to spend a few minutes planning meals every week. Buy foods you can make and serve when time is limited....

Fiber

Fiber is a complex carbohydrate that comes from the edible parts of plants, including vegetables, fruits, grains, and legumes. There is no dietary fiber in meat or dairy products. Fiber, which...

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