Apple a DaySuccessful weight management is a long-term way of life, not a “quick-fix.”

It takes commitment to make eating and behavior changes to maintain weight loss.

Use the  tips found in Fact Sheet 00-36 to get started on the healthy way to long-term weight loss.

Bowl of stir-fry vegetablesWinter is a great time to vegetable garden.

The weather is working with you; cooler temps; vegetables maturing in cool weather will be high quality; expect fewer pests (weeds, insects and diseases); you’ll be using less water; saving money on grocery bills; and you’ll be receiving accolades from those sampling your produce.

If you plant cabbage, did you know cabbage is an inexpensive food that is easy to grow, tolerates cold weather, and keeps well. Cabbage is also loaded with fiber, which helps to keep you healthy.

Here’s a great recipe to create a cabbage-based vegetable stir-fry.

The word DecemberIt’s December and the holidays are upon us! It’s a time to remember the importance of spending time with family and friends.

It’s also a time of holiday traditions.  Many of our holiday and family traditions center on food and drink.

Every party offers an enticing array of appetizers, cookies and desserts, and eggnog.  With all the preparations and hectic schedules, sometimes people eat on the run or skip meals altogether.

Holiday parties and hectic schedules make it difficult to stick to a healthy lifestyle.

Find tips on our website to help you find that healthy choices can fit comfortably into any holiday celebration.