Friday, April 2, 2010
Breaking the snacking habit is not impossible. There are many little things you can do to prevent yourself from grabbing those unneeded snacks throughout the day. Believe it or not, snacking is not usually done because of hunger, but more out of routine or boredom. Here are some strategies for avoiding getting caught up in the "snack trap": Read more »
Monday, March 29, 2010
Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) is a salt of glutamic acid, an amino acid and a building block of protein that occurs naturally in many foods such as seaweed and soybeans.Read more »
Picture of sunflower seedsMonday, March 22, 2010
Seeds are an incredibly rich source of nutrients, not only for the growth of a sprout, but also for our own health. Next time you need a snack, or a topping for your salad, consider one of these nutritious seeds:Read more »
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
In today's society everything is high speed. What once took weeks now takes mere minutes or seconds.Read more »
Monday, February 22, 2010
There are two types of fiber in the diet: soluble fiber (water-soluble) and insoluble fiber (not water-soluble). Whole foods such as fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, seeds and whole grains usually contain at least some of both soluble and insoluble fiber. Read more »
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Have you resolved to have a new perspective on life? Here are a few basic but powerful keys to maintaining good spirits throughout the year: Read more »
Washing hands in soapy water.Monday, November 30, 2009
Keep your immune system strong during the winter months to help ward off the cold and flu.Read more »
Picture of field of garlicFriday, November 20, 2009
In the United States breast cancer is second only to lung cancer as the most common cancer among women. A healthy diet, combined with exercise, is essential to decreasing your risk for breast cancer and boosting your immune system.Read more »
Monday, November 16, 2009
How could this unusual fruit with the green, bumpy flesh and buttery-textured interior be considered "amazing"? Here's how: Read more »
Friday, November 13, 2009
When vitamin D comes to mind, we usually think of sunshine. Sunshine is without a doubt the best source of vitamin D. However, we don't always have access to it, especially during the winter months, if we live at northern latitudes, or if we spend most of our time indoors.Read more »