We all turn to fast food when our days are too long, we didn't have time to grocery shop or the idea of cooking is just too much. Why not? It's easy, fast and filling. But as I discussed in my last post on fast food, it's having a major impact on obesity in this country.… Continue reading What Is The Actual Nutritional Value Of Fast Food?
As mentioned in many previous posts, the key to healthy living is exercise, a well-rounded lifestyle, and a quality diet. Quality meaning: few to no processed foods, a focus on a mostly plant-based diet, and being aware of what ingredients may be lurking in seemingly healthy foods. When at a grocery store, its undeniable that… Continue reading Eating Quality Produce Doesn’t Have To Be Expensive
The Internet completely changed life as we know it. Many of us remember a time when talking with someone who wasn't in the same room was only possible when we picked up the phone. The idea we can do so now, anytime and anywhere, is mind boggling. Last week we discussed concerns social media and… Continue reading 10 Ways Social Media Can Help Weight Loss
As we've discussed in the past, many life-threatening and chronic diseases are linked to poor diets, including obesity, diabetes, osteoarthritis, cardiovascular, malnutrition, stroke, pulmonary and several types of cancer (to be discussed in a later post). Unhealthy diets currently cause more death and disease worldwide than unsafe sex, alcohol, drug and tobacco use combined. For… Continue reading A Plant-Based Diet Is Critical For Our Health, Including The Planet
Have you ever gone to the refrigerator with every intention of eating a healthy snack, and felt like you don't know where to start? Is it better to eat an apple? Hummus and chips? A small portion of. . . ? Here are some great ideas to get you started: Check out more great… Continue reading Snacks That Are 100 Calories Or Less