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Jan 12 2018
Cleanses: What Are They and Do They Work?
Cleanses: What Are They and Do They Work?
By Molly McBride, RD, LD, Kroger Customer Connect (C|c)

In our instant-gratification, fast-results and low-patience society (we’re guilty too), quick fixes sound awfully appealing. Between trying to keep up with life and the hassles sometimes involved with it, we may spread ourselves too thin. We know what we should and should not be eating (for the most part), that we need to be exercising and that we must always pay attention to our health. When faced with another time crunch or the allure of a “jump-start” to our health, an easy nutrition solution feels like the answer … welcome, “cleanses.” What are they all about? Are they as life changing as the ads and media suggest? Find out here.

Dec 15 2017
101 Easy-to-Follow New Year's Resolutions
101 Easy-to-Follow New Year's Resolutions

How are you going to make this year the best yet? Sticking to a New Year’s resolution takes work; make sure to choose something worth working for! Here are 101 ideas for simple resolutions that can make a big difference.

 

Oct 19 2017
101 Simple Cooking Tips
101 Simple Cooking Tips

We've compiled101 Cooking Tips Everyone Should Know for beginner and expert chefs alike!

 

Apr 22 2014
Repurposing and Reusing Simple Truth Packaging
By Molly McBride, RD, LD – Kroger C|c Corporate Dietitian

We love making the most of our diet and lifestyle with the help of Simple Truth, but using our favorite brand’s packaging is an added bonus!  From glass jars, to plastic cases, bags, and bottles, to cardboard trays, boxes, and cartons, here are some tips for getting the most out of your clean packaging with that little green circle.

Feb 19 2014
Keeping Resolutions
Keeping Resolutions
By Karen Ilhardt, Home Economist Kroger Customer Connect (C|c)

Have you been keeping true to your New Year’s Resolution?  If so — great! If not — it is never too late to have a restart. Think of it as a car that has stalled. Put it in neutral and turn the key. Then you (or the car) will be on the way again toward a wonderful destination.

Feb 13 2014
The Benefits of Chocolate
The Benefits of Chocolate
By Molly McBride, RD, LD, Kroger Customer Connect (C|c)

Chocolate. We thought we caught your attention in one word. The decadence of chocolate: drizzled on your favorite dessert, used as a dip for fruit or just a simple piece to satisfy a craving, it can be heaven on earth for some of us. But what about the touted health benefits of chocolate? Is it too good to be true that something so indulgent can also be valuable in our diets?

Jan 1 2014
Portions Vs. Servings
Portions Vs. Servings
By Kroger Customer Connect (C|c) Dietitian Team: Sarah Koeninger, Molly McBride, Karen Ilhardt

Is there really a difference between portion and serving size? YES! It’s important to know the difference when it comes to focusing on health and keeping that calorie count controlled. It’s especially important for people to be aware of their food consumption around the holidays. Our Dietitian and Home Economist Services teams at Kroger Customer Connect have joined forces to help provide some different perspectives on the topic of portions versus servings.

Dec 16 2013
Gourmet Gift Baskets
Gourmet Gift Baskets
By Karen Ilhardt, Home Economist Kroger Customer Connect (C|c)

Oh, the joy of giving! Throughout the year, we’re given many opportunities to express our creativity and give personally selected gifts to the people we love. I enjoy creating themed gift collections, especially if I can include some of my homemade items.

Aug 23 2013
Back to Basics on Back-to-School Snacks
Back to Basics on Back-to-School Snacks

School is back in session and so is snacking. It’s often easy to grab a quick packaged snack or sugary midday treat. But by taking an extra minute to prepare a quick, painless and simple snack you’ll feel better, you’ll avoid the inevitable sugar crash and you’ll provide your body what it needs to function more efficiently. Whether you’re a student or a full-time member of the workforce, here are a few truths about snacking, from us to you:

Jun 6 2013
Simple Truth's Guide to Summer Travel Food
Simple Truth's Guide to Summer Travel Food

Road trips, vacations or even just a trek down to the local water park are all staples of summer. And while it’s incredibly important to keep yourself and your loved ones nice and hydrated, it’s equally important to keep your body fueled with nutritious food, giving you just the oomph you need to get the most out of your travel.