Obesity has risen exponentially in developed nations like the United States and the United Kingdom and has become a public health problem in most nations. Did you know that 75% of the American population is likely to be overweight and obese by 2020? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 36% of American… Continue reading Obesity And Fast Food
It can seem like a daunting task to maintain a healthy diet during the holidays. Thanksgiving dinner will be one of many meals where it seems like it just isn't possible to find healthy choices. If you are going to a loved one's home to share a Thanksgiving meal, or if you are preparing it,… Continue reading Is It Possible To Eat Healthy On Thanksgiving? Absolutely.
Highlights of this post: -Eating a lower carbohydrate diet is beneficial for weight-loss, when carbohydrates are replaced with high-quality foods. -Replacing carbs with animal based protein or fat resulted in a higher mortality rate. -Replacing carbs with plant based proteins led to a lower mortality. -Eating a balanced diet is the ideal way to reach… Continue reading Cut Carbs To Lose Weight. . . Then What??
In last week's post we shared a wide range of low calorie recipes to demonstrate that eating sensibly doesn't mean eating flavorless, boring food. Sometimes it's not always possible to make food from scratch. Maybe you want to modify a recipe or snack that you love to make it healthier. Knowing how to adjust ingredients… Continue reading Easy Ways To Make Favorite Foods Healthier
Every day we approach meals with the high hopes of keeping them not only healthy and low in calories, but delicious. This post proves all three can be accomplished for any meal, as well as snacks. The following provide a multitude of low calorie, flavorful options. But be careful, think of your individual caloric needs when… Continue reading Double Fudge Banana Muffins As Part Of A Healthy Diet? Better Believe It.