The Truth About “Snack Bars”

September 29, 2010

We all know that we have to be smart consumers. You don’t buy a car without checking its safety record or gas mileage and you don’t buy a house without a thorough inspection, right? Why shouldn’t you approach what you buy to eat in the same way?

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What the Avocado?

July 27, 2010

A lot of you have asked how to choose an avocado since we all have heard the research about the health benefits of avocado in our diet (they provide essential MUFAs – mono-unsaturated fatty acids). Here’s a quick “How To” video to work your way around the brown, bumpy, delicious fruit (or is it a…

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Top 2 Proven Food Tricks to Control Cravings

July 13, 2010

Ever been in the situation when you’re making dinner and you can’t help but pick and graze and take a few too many “taste-tests?” Ever feel like you can’t satisfy those late afternoon cravings? I have two super-simple tricks that will keep you from overeating plus give you some super-nutrition that your body needs to…

High Fiber = Results

September 30, 2009

Here’s a look at the fiber content of some common foods. Read nutrition labels to find out exactly how much fiber is in your favorite foods. Recommended fiber amounts for women is 21 to 25 grams a day and for men is 30 to 38 grams a day.

7 Reasons Why You Can’t Lose Those Last 10 Pounds!

August 31, 2009

REASON #1: You are giving your metabolism a buzz-kill Did you ever meet a person who simply gave up their daily addiction to sodas, juices, or even “healthy” drinks? One can of Coca-Cola has 97 calories nearly all calories coming from 27 grams of sugar – almost 2 tablespoons of good old white table sugar!…

Kick the BBQ bad habits!

July 31, 2009

While outdoor cookouts are a great opportunity to relax and visit with friends and family did you know that the average barbecue meal exceeds 1500 calories? That’s almost an entire day’s worth of calories in one meal! That can really added unwanted inches to your waist line over the course of the summer.

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