Tag: nutrition

ACPS students celebrate healthy meals

By Leslie Golden | [email protected] March is National School Nutrition Month and Alexandria City Public Schools are celebrating with healthy meals. On March 9, Mayor...

New ACPS school nutrition director

By Leslie Golden | [email protected] Dr. Eric K. Coleman has been selected as the new director of School Nutrition Services for Alexandria City Public Schools,...

Foodie: Keep your gut happy with a roasted fruit and vegetable...

By Elizabeth Holm These days, popular wellness literature is filled with recommendations for improving gut health. Research shows that the gastrointestinal tract is filled with both...

Seniors: How to incorporate brain-healthy foods into your diet

By Katie Hilburn Extensive studies have suggested that certain foods can reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia and increase overall health and wellness. It’s...

Life Well Lived: The health and wholeness resurgence

By Mara Benner Have you heard about the Military Diet? This diet fad encourages eating processed foods like hot dogs and saltine crackers. The only...