By Patricia Deuster, PhD, MPH, FACSM; Andrea Lindsey, MS; Caitlin Wong, MS, RD
When you feel like you're dragging and perhaps lacking in sleep, reaching for an energy drink may be a tempting option for a boost or just a tasty beverage with a little extra "kick." Using energy drinks habitually is not a healthy habit.
Christine Favus, Dietitian & Health Educator, Naval Medical Center San Diego
A major benefit of military life is the ability to shop at a commissary. How much you actually save will depend on what items you're purchasing. For some families, commissary shopping leads to significant savings.
By Army Capt. Deana Lawrence, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, FMP
The holidays are a special time for many, filled with new and long-standing traditions, including culinary and dinning traditions. How can you turn down grandma's famous pecan pie or your aunt's spectacular mashed potatoes and gravy? Your objective should not be to deprive yourself, but indulge intelligently.
Where does the food we eat come from? This question is one part of the farm-to-table experience taking place across the nation. And the experience really begins with where the food is grown on the farm.