The Truth About Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates Diets are big business these days and the advice about carbohydrates changes faster than the weather.  One report says carbs are bad and we need to limit the amount of carbs in our diet and another calls for a high carb but low fat diet plan.  Carbs are not necessarily bad for us.  We Read more …

Risk Factors & Cholesterol

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Risk Factors and Cholesterol: High cholesterol is a chronic problem for millions of individuals around the globe. It is a health hazard because it causes major health problems in the body as well as clogs the arteries. While people associate experiencing high cholesterol with an increased risk of heart attack, high cholesterol  may also contribute Read more …

Are School Lunch Programs Compromising Your Child’s Health?

Obesity is a worldwide problem that is reaching epidemic proportions. Not only is it effecting adults, but the statistics of children suffering from obesity is also shocking. What can we attribute to causing this? Definitely a number of factors are involved, but one that comes right to mind is what they are feeding our children in school lunch Read more …

Vegetables and Fruits

Vegetables and Fruits Vegetables and fruits are the current good guys in nutrition, and all published authorities favor eating at least five servings of fruits or vegetables daily. Privately, the experts feel that seven a day would be better. Diets rich in these two groups reduce the risk of certain cancers, including cancer of the Read more …

Sometimes You Have To Wonder What You Are Doing To Yourself

If it is not one thing, it is another, there are various vices people use when their life is turning upside down. Sometimes it is drugs, sometimes it is alcohol, other times it is nicotine, weight loss, food, and human dependency on anything for that matter. Me, I do a combination of things although I Read more …

The Case For And Against Vitamin Supplements

There is little you can do, from a nutritional or dietary point of view, to increase your immediate energy level as long as you are eating properly. I realize that this statement flies in the face of much popular writing on energy suggestions that “energy milkshakes,” vitamin supplements, protein wafers, and other such energy foods Read more …