Category: Diet

DIET FACTS:

Life is always a series of tradeoffs, but you may have unintended nutritional consequences when you substitute one food for another. In the quest to cut calories, sugar, cholesterol or fat, you can sacrifice important nutrients. Here’s a look at the cost of common food swaps: Egg Whites for Whole Eggs An egg white omelet…

MY 2¢ ON EATING RIGHT

A Note on Preservatives, Additives, Sweeteners, & Colorings That May Surprise You… Preservatives are a type of additive used to help stop food from spoiling. Nitrates and nitrites are used to preserve meats such as ham and bacon, but are known to cause asthma, nausea, vomiting, and headaches in some people (and we wonder why…

A FEW FACTS ABOUT SALMON:

Salmon are incredible fish sometimes traveling thousands of miles throughout their life cycle and within two to five years returning to the very location where they were born to spawn and die. Firstly, salmon is a protein-rich, fat-flushing superfood. You feel full faster and your body requires more energy to digest protein than other foods,…