Nutrition

How to Go Out and Still Eat Healthy
You think you have this whole healthy eating thing down. You've been looking up recipes, planning out meals, and you're feeling healthier already. And then it happens. The dreaded text. "Let's go out to eat tomorrow."
How Trans Fat is Making Us Sick
Baked goods, deep fried food, margarine and even some crackers. What do these foods all have in common? Trans-fats. The Institute of Medicine states that steady consumption of trans-fats has led to an alarming increase in heart disease and unhealthy cholesterol levels around the country.
What’s So Super About Superfood?
If you want to really feel like a superman or superwoman try eating some superfoods. Superfoods don’t have a clear definition but they are commonly known as food that have high nutritional value. They could be high in antioxidants, aid in digestion, or contain important vitamins and …
Healthier Super Bowl Snacking
Super Bowl Sunday is one of the biggest eating days of the year, and you won't believe this...the average football fan eats about a day’s worth of calories during the game!
Sugar Ain’t So Sweet
It’s just the way life goes - the foods we like most are usually the ones that are the worst for us and sugar is no exception. One of the reasons that added sugars are harmful is increased inflammation that can lead to disease.  Too much sugar can actually affect  our brain…
The First Thing We Should Do Each Day
It is no surprise that the number one new year’s resolution is to lose weight and eat better. That should include taking time to eat a healthier breakfast.  But, sometimes breakfast can be the last thing on our mind in the morning before heading out the door.
The Cure For The Common Food Hangover
So you had all good intentions of maintaining your healthy eating plan at the party, but those chocolate chip cookies looked so good and that cheesecake was calling your name.   Then it was followed by, "Oh well I blew it now, so what’s the point?" &n…
Healthiest Choices at Top 7 Fast Food Restaurants
Life can be hectic and sometimes we have to eat on the run. If you find yourself stopping at the closest fast food restaurant for a quick bite, you’ll no doubt notice the high fat, high calorie selections, but most fast food chains have made an effort to include at least a few h…
Eat The Rainbow
You might have heard food experts give the advice that we should eat the rainbow – meaning that there should be a variety of colors on your plate.  A colorful plate means a different types of nutrients and a more balanced diet.  What are the five colors that should alw…
Hoppy and Healthy Easter
Chocolate bunnies, marshmellow peeps and a big festive holiday meal – who doesn’t like Easter?  With all that sugar and delicious food, it is easy to overdo it.  If you are celebrating the Easter holiday, there are a few ways to keep from completel…