Legumes—a class of plants that include beans—are cherished by many ethnic groups the world over. In addition to being full of fiber and proteins, legumes are an important source of nutrients and vitamins.
Seafood provides high-quality protein and is low in saturated fat; some shellfish are rich in iron. Seafood also contains special long-chain fats not found in other foods. But there's much to know to make your seafood choices count the most.
Dairy foods have had both good and bad press. Yet dairy still gets kudos for its unique contributions to the diet, and no one is suggesting you forgo buying it at the supermarket, unless you are a vegan or have dairy allergies.
Seafood needs to be sourced, handled and stored properly to reduce the risk of foodborne illness. So use these healthy shopping tips from Berkeley Wellness to find the best fish and shellfish for your family.
These days, the bread aisle at the supermarket is crowded with choices far beyond white, whole-wheat, rye and pumpernickel. While bread-buying options are much better than before, it takes careful label reading to know what you’re putting in your cart.