Category: Nutrition

Baby Steps To Reach Your Weight Goals

Maintaining a healthy weight is one of the most basic things we can do to improve our health and lower our risk of chronic disease.  Yet so many of us who try to lose weight find that the high motivation at the beginning of their new regime soon gives rise to despair and disappointment when […]

What’s In Your Drink? Hidden calories that can pack a real punch

As many people begin a plan to reduce their caloric intake, they often think about what they are eating.  The truth is cutting calories means more than watching what you eat; it’s also about what you drink.  Did you know that people consume about 400 calories each day just from beverages alone?  This equates to […]

Sodium: A Salty Subject

So what is salt anyway and why is too much of it bad for us?  Salt is a naturally occurring mineral found in rock (rock salt) and water (sea salt) that is used to a great extent in the preservation of food.  Historically, it was such a precious commodity because allowed foods to be brought […]

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