Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash are tossed with olive oil, salt and pepper for an easy, delicious Fall side dish! It doesn’t get much easier to make, simply place them on a sheet pan and bake until tender and the Brussels are slightly charred on the edges. The best part about this is they […]
A healthy diet is one that helps maintain or improve overall health.
A healthy diet provides the body with essential nutrition: fluid, adequate essential amino acids from protein, essential fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, and adequate calories. The requirements for a healthy diet can be met from a variety of plant-based and animal-based foods. A healthy diet supports energy needs and provides for human nutrition without exposure to toxicity or excessive weight gain from consuming excessive amounts. Where lack of calories is not an issue, a properly balanced diet (in addition to exercise) is also thought to be important for lowering health risks, such as obesity, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, hypertension and cancer.