Archive for August, 2014

Food For Thought: Garlic!

Garlic pictures

Allium sativum, commonly known as garlic, is a species in the onion genus, Allium. Garlic is a strong-smelling pungent-tasting bulb, used as a flavoring in cooking and in herbal medicine. It is close relatives with the onion, shallot, leek and chive. With a history of human use of over 7,000 years, garlic is native to central Asia, and has long been […]

August is Kids Eat Right Month!


The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has announced a new initiative. They are promoting August as Kids Eat Right Month. The focus of the campaign is to provide nutrition education, to expand information sharing around children’s health, and to prompt action steps toward better health for the nation’s children. In addition, the Kids Eat Right […]