Did you REALLY stop eating sugar? Check out this list...
You’ve probably been reading a lot lately about how sugars endanger your health. For years, fat was a four-letter word. We were urged to banish it from our diets whenever possible, and we were led to believe it was not sugar but fat that was so bad for us and caused weight gain and disease. Back in 1972, a British scientist and professor of nutrition, John Yudkin, claimed that sugar - not fat - was the greatest danger to our health. At that time his findings were universal
Coloring Easter Eggs: Healthy options instead of unhealthy commercial dyes
To create PINK, use red beets, raspberries or blackberries. To create RED, use red beets or red onion skins. To create PURPLE, use red onion skins, or purple grape juice. To create YELLOW, use yellow onion skins, turmeric or cumin. To create YELLOW-GREEN, use yellow or green apple peels. To create ORANGE, use yellow onion skins or chili powder. To create BLUE, use red cabbage. To create GREEN, use spinach. HOW TO: To prepare the “dye” combine 4 tablespoons of spice or four
14 Signs You're Not Drinking Enough Water
It seems obvious, but sometimes we don't event notice under-hydration. You may be surprised at some of the symptoms! Here's an interesting read by Matt Duczeminski. There’s not much in this world more refreshing than a tall, ice-cold glass of water. I don’t think there’s anyone alive that can deny that sometimes, a simple glass of water can be more satisfying than a cup of coffee or a can of soda. Despite this, too many of us don’t drink enough water on a daily basis. By d
Healthy Choices – Guilt Not Included
March is National Nutrition Month. It is time to consider our health. Each day is a new opportunity to make healthy choices in your daily meals. Daily changes and better food choices add up to overall better health. If you had health goals for January 1st and things did not work out then start today! It does not matter if it is January 1st , March or September 1st. Even the smallest changes can have a great impact on your health. Make these changes lifetime changes. Su
What? Not my orange juice!
When you buy orange juice do you seek out the healthiest option? Maybe one “not from concentrate” or with “no additives”? Maybe one “with extra pulp” or “100% juice”? The healthiest, most natural choice you can find, right? Have you considered that store-bought orange juice may not be healthy at all? The orange juice you think is the healthiest option is probably none of those things. When orange juice is mass produced, not only is it unhealthy, it isn’t even really juic