Vitamin A

  Vitamin A is a nutrient important for growth, immunity, and vision. Vitamin A has antioxidant properties, which can help protect our cells from damage and lower our risk of some cancers and heart disease. Since our bodies cannot make vitamin A, we need to get it from our food. Foods like carrots, cantaloupe, and … Read More

Seafood Tips

Seafood is an important part of a healthy diet. Try to include seafood at least twice a week with a goal to eat 8 ounces per week. Use these tips when buying fresh fish: Tips Whole Fish Choose fish that smells like the ocean. Fresh fish should not have a strong odor. Look for bright, … Read More

Tuna Burgers

Makes 6 servings Serving Size: 1 patty Ingredients 2 (4.5-ounce) cans low-sodium tuna 1 cup breadcrumbs, divided 1 cup low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded 1 egg, lightly beaten ½ cup nonfat ranch salad dressing ¼ cup finely chopped onion Non-stick cooking spray Directions Drain tuna, separate into flakes using a fork. In a medium bowl, combine … Read More


National Go Fishing Day is on June 18! Fishing allows you to peacefully enjoy the outdoors while still incorporating physical activity. You can fish in ponds, rivers, lakes, and oceans, which gives you flexibility and variety in where you choose to fish. It’s a great activity for children to learn since it’s low-pressure and leisurely. … Read More

Baja Fish Taco

Fish tacos are one of my favorite meals. Check out this recipe made with ingredients that are delicious and nutritious! It uses cilantro that adds a great flavor. The avocado gives it a creamy texture and makes it a little heart healthier. And the cabbage adds a bit of a crunch as well as fiber … Read More

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