# Healthy eating
Where to Find Farm Fresh Eggs in Champaign-Urbana
There's nothing quite like an egg fresh from the farm! The eggs from the supermarket just don't compare. Not only have the eggs from the supermarket traveled a long distance and been sitting on a shelf for who knows how long, but they're also usually from battery-caged hens.
Dallas Students Start Company Bringing Health Snacks to School
Two South Dallas students start company to bring healthy snacks to school.Annie Spratt/Unsplash. Dallas students are known for bringing in their own lunches or eating their own school lunches. However, most of these come up with sugary snacks and treats. This has inspired students 12-year-old Christian Williams and 10-year-old Vincent McNuckles to find a way to bring healthy snacks to their own school.
The Downside of Corn
Did you know that eating corn can be detrimental to your health journey? Tune in to learn how and why corn affects your health.
Healthy Fast Food Chain Opening 5 Locations in Town
Grabbing a healthy meal while on the go isn’t exactly the easiest thing to do. While most fast food joints now offer some kind of salad, the salad options at these restaurants are limited, and even so, the salads are often packed with sodium and offer very little in the way of protein or usable energy for the body. For anyone looking for more options that will not only satisfy their hunger but keep their body energized, five new restaurants will help address this in the coming months.
PA School To Search Lunches, Confiscate "Excessive" Snacks Packed by Parents
A Pennsylvania school district reportedly said in a Facebook post that it would begin checking students’ lunches, searching for “excessive” numbers of snacks like chips or sodas. If it found too many such snacks in a student’s lunch, it would confiscate them, even if they were packed by the student’s parents.
I Can’t Believe I Did It: Whole 30 Recap
After 30 days of no sugar, no dairy, no wheat, no soy, no processed foods, no alcohol…I woke up my first morning off the Whole 30 and drank my wonderful cup of coffee with my wonderful creamer in it.
Gardening Can Teach Children Important Life Lessons
Any good parent wants to make sure that their children are prepared for life by instilling in them all skills they will need to succeed. There are many different ways to teach your children basic life skills. One such method is gardening, which is both fun and educational. Here are four essential life skills that you can help your child develop through gardening:
National Flapjack Day
Interestingly, on the heels of National Pancake Day (which is March 1 and a great way to donate to your favorite cause) comes National Flapjack Day. Flapjacks are another frequently used name for pancakes. March 7 has been set aside to celebrate your favorite flapjacks.
Signs that might mean you're eating too much sugar, according to health experts
Are you one of those who cannot miss a day without a dessert or a sweet at the end of every meal? After all, who doesn’t love eating mithai or a dessert? Although there is no harm in enjoying these treats once in a while, it’s no good if it becomes a habit. Chances are you already know that eating too much sugar isn’t good for you.
Dining Out Can Be Healthy Too: Finding Balance
Dining out is commonly considered "unhealthy" and "indulgent" but can be a part of a very balanced lifestyle. Besides just mere convenience, eating at a restaurant is an enjoyable social experience, and that is okay. Rather than avoiding dining out of the home, here are a few tips and tricks to help you eat balanced meals when at a restaurant.
Ways to Reduce Sugar Consumption
Grocery shopping in February brings the temptation of a plethora of red boxes of chocolate and candies lining the aisles. Luckily, there are many tips and tricks to cut down on your sugar consumption.
Is Air Frying A Healthier Alternative to Deep Fat Frying?
Have you been wondering if an air fryer is worth it? Air frying has recently become a trendy cooking method, with 2.26 million internet searches in the last month alone (Exploding Topics, 2022).
A Lunch Time Review of Naf Naf Middle Eastern Grill in Champaign, IL
In Champaign, there’s a great Middle Eastern restaurant that’s an excellent lunch spot. Not only do they have outstanding food, but you also get free pita bread! For those who enjoy authentic middle eastern cuisine and are looking for something new to try, I definitely recommend this place.
Build Your Own Bowl at Poke Lab in Champaign
The food at Poke Lab in Champaign is one of the best casual and healthy eating restaurants in town. With so many ways to create your own bowl at Poke Lab, there’s something to please everyone—and as an added bonus, bowls are served with free miso soup or a bottle of water.
Mendocino Farms in City Center Has Healthy Bowls
Mendocino Farms restaurant at City Center Bishop Ranch in San Ramon recently launched three healthy bowls, which are a great option for a filling lunch or dinner. I paid for these with my own money and this is not a sponsored review.