When trying to lose weight, it's important to keep an eye on your protein intake. Without an adequate amount, you'll lose muscle. To achieve a healthy weight loss, foods that provide you vitamins, minerals, and protein- like those in a whole foods diet- should be the majority of what you eat. Many people overlook the… Continue reading What Types of Milk Are Best For Weight Loss?
Currently the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires food labels for most prepared foods including cereals, canned and frozen foods, and pre-packaged snacks. This requirement falls under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and was intended to help consumers better understand what they might consume. June 2018, changes were made to food labels to… Continue reading FDA Proposes Update to Food Labels
In several posts we've shared information about the downfall of consuming too many sugary drinks, including fruit juice. From the increased risk of cancers, disruption to your gut microbiome, increased risk of all-cause mortality, consuming too much sugar (which can lead to a variety of health issues), and underestimating calories which can lead to weight… Continue reading 5 Alternatives to Sugary Drinks
Eating a diet full of whole foods, including fruits and vegetables, ensures your body operates at its best. The recommended daily amount of fruits for adults is 1.5-2 cups, and 2-3 cups of vegetables. Sources share that only 1 out of 10 Americans actually eats the recommended amounts, with the rest of us needing to… Continue reading 10 Ways to Eat More Fruits and Veggies
We've all been there. We've enjoyed a delicious, savory, flavor filled meal and then later realized we could smell ourselves. Or worse yet, somebody mentions we smell. . . different. Garlic breath. Asparagus pee. Pungent sweat. The truth of the matter is, it's just how our bodies break down certain foods. Whether it's bad breathe,… Continue reading Can the Foods We Eat Change Our Body Odor?