The Hidden Secrets in ‘Healthy’ Foods While there are many foods that sound healthy because they have the word ‘salad’, ‘low-fat’, or ‘fruity’ in them, you should educate yourself on what is actually in the ingredients that make up the foods before you spend your financial and calorie budgets on them. Read these tips to help you make better decisions when you purchase your next meal or snack: 1. Some garden and Caesar salads often contain high calorie dressings.Read more
Sound a little oxymoronic to you? Soft drink companies are doing whatever they can to keep your business amongst the bombarding of natural juice and energy drink companies, even down to making soft drinks sound like part of a balanced diet. According to the marketing messages, added vitamins and minerals make the carbonated beverages more functional. But do they? Read on to learn more: 1. Keeping in mind that beverages are one of the causes of overweight and obese problems in most kids and adults,
Healthy Brown Bag LunchesIf you take your lunch to work you have made the first greatest choice in saving time, saving money and yes, saving calories for at least one meal of the day. It’s easy to decide to skip lunch when you have deadlines at work and seem to be too busy to even think about eating a nutritious meal, but lunch is a very important meal that keeps you from making thoughtless (and guilty) decisions later for dinner. Planning and preparation.
What type of juice is best for you? Or should you steer clear of all juices and just drink water when you feel thirsty? Read the following facts on some common juices and make your informed decision: Apple Juice- While it tastes great with your eggs and toast, you won't get as many nutrients from it as a whole apple or from other juices. On the other hand it does have polyphenols (antioxidants shown to fight cancer), potassium and iron. It contains about 117 calories in.Read more
If you drive a car, you know that it requires regular, routine maintenance in order to perform well. When you miss an oil change or a tune up, or decide that the tires will have to last one more season, you are making a decision by not taking action since inaction is ultimately the same as making a decision. The same principle applies to your body—it requires regular, routine maintenance or it will not perform well. Read the following points to help you.Read more