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10 Tips To Weight Loss – Does it always have to be a struggle?

Why is it so difficult to lose weight – whether those 20 pounds or the last 5 pounds? Especially difficult when we are surrounded by food, day and night, wherever we go. We celebrate with food whether we’re happy, bored, sad or frustrated. Let’s start with our 10 Tips to Weight Loss: Don’t think of…

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Why Be Fit and Active?

It’s not easy to maintain a balance between what you eat and what you expend as exercise. Due to our sedentary lifestyle, too often the calories we consume through foods and drinks add up quicker than our physical activity expenditure. How can we maintain a healthy weight by balancing calories in and calories out? Just…

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What Are Super Foods?

Imagine a super food that is the hero of your daily meals? It provides a nutrition-packed punch that can boost your health with every serving. Compared to ordinary foods, these contain high nutrient or phytochemical density for the amount of calories they contain – besides being lower in fats, sugars and sodium, the three “devils”…

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National Diabetes Month

Did you know there are 25.8 million (8.3% of the population) children and adults in the US with diabetes? Meanwhile there are 79 million with prediabetes – those whose blood glucose levels are higher than normal but not yet high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes (according to the 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet). November…

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Eating Like A Rainbow

Did you know that the Egyptians ate mostly beige, grain-based diets in ancient times? When the Egyptian mummies were unearthed, they showed remarkable evidence of arthritis, diabetes and cancer. The typical American diet also features the brown and beige colors of meat and starches while fruits and veggies are scarce on the average dinner plate.…

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