Twelve infused water recipes

Twelve infused water recipes

– [Narrator] What’s better than water? Flavor-infused water. Making your own infused water is, for the most part, calorie free, and is a refreshing way to stay hydrated. For a delicious cucumber water, simply add two thinly sliced medium cucumbers into a pitcher, cover with ice and fill with water. Still want a little more flavor to your cucumber water? Simply add half a lime, six or more sprigs of…

Food and Your Health: Cholesterol

Food and Your Health: Cholesterol

– [Narrator] It may surprise you to know that cholesterol itself isn’t bad. In fact, cholesterol is just one of the many substances created and used by our bodies to keep us healthy. So, what is cholesterol exactly and where does it come from? Cholesterol is a soft, fat-like substance found in the bloodstream and in all your body’s cells. Your body makes all the cholesterol it needs. Low-density lipoprotein,…

How to Shop for Healthy Foods

How to Shop for Healthy Foods

Oh! Has this ever happened to you? You’ve gone shopping, spent your entire food budget, then realized you didn’t get what you needed to make healthy meals? How is this possible? What can you do to prevent this in the future? Here are 5 healthy shopping tips good for your family and your budget. Tip number 1! Don’t go shopping when you’re hungry. Have a light snack before you go…