Chew on This: Not Your Everyday Sweetener

Raise your hand if you have a sweet tooth? Oh c’mon, I know you do. My hand definitely shoots right up. I love sugar in its fullest, from cereals to candy and chewing gum, I pass my daily dosage of sugar early in the morning. Why is it we love sugar so much? Our taste … Read more

Cholesterol Facts

Cholesterol Facts With all the news and warnings about the dangers of high cholesterol, many people view cholesterol as a “bad” substance that should be eliminated completely from our lives. In truth, cholesterol serves some important functions in the body. In order to understand how cholesterol affects the body, one must first understand what cholesterol … Read more

Cholesterol Types

Cholesterol is a blood fat needed by the body in moderate amounts. However, high cholesterol() levels can lead to atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease (CAD). Angina is chest pain caused by the restriction of blood flow to the heart (cardiac ischemia). Nitrates may be used to relieve angina. Most people will have cholesterol blood tests … Read more

Discover Which Minerals You Need to Neutralize Your body’s Acids

Every part of you is made from minerals – your bones, cell structure, lymph liquid, arteries, organs, tissue, muscle, hair, and so on. You cannot live without minerals. Your body does not produce minerals. Where do you get your minerals? You get them from vegetables and fruits and good supplements. Since only 10% of the … Read more

Dining Out Guide for the Health Conscious Eater

Here’s food for thought! Did you know the average restaurant meal has over 1,000 calories? That’s enough to blow any healthy eating plan. Fortunately, by following a few simple guidelines, you can dine out without having to sacrifice good taste and nutrition. 1. Avoid ordering an appetizer. It’s a little known fact that some appetizers … Read more

Dining Out 101

Do you consistantly starve yourself until you get to the restaurant, and then order everything on the menu to fill the hunger gap? If you are serious about watching your weight there are things you can do to be a more ‘informed diner’ so you make the right decisions on what food to eat when … Read more