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How Not to Overeat on Super Bowl Sunday
Wings, pizza, chips, and other high-calorie snacks are a few of the major players, at many Super Bowl parties. With all the excitement and hoopla, it is very easy to load up on these snacks and consume extra calories as well. If you’re not cautious, you could consume well over 3,500 calories, during the game. […]More
Tips to Keep You Motivated to Eat Healthy
Ok, so you’ve decided to take the plunge and start eating healthy. However, the process hasn’t been easy; right? That’s because life gets in the way! Yes, anytime you decide to rid yourself of a bad habit and start a new one, it seems that the universe will put as many obstacles in your path, […]More
Healthy, Food Trends of 2012
The end of year is usually a time of reflection, and with the ending of 2012 just around the corner, I thought I’d take a moment to reflect on some of the healthy food trends of 2012. This list is by no means exhaustive, but it lists some of the trends that made it to […]More
Healthify Your Halloween!
If you’re trying to stay healthy, don’t be tricked by all the treats, at Halloween! In just one day, it is easy to destroy all your good efforts to eat right and exercise, by loading up on sugary, high-calorie sweets. I know it is tempting; you tell yourself that you’ll have just one mini Hershey […]More
Simplify Your Diet with Real Food
With so many food choices available, it can be difficult for one to choose foods that are healthy, and foods that shouldn’t be eaten. One way we can simplify our diets is by eating real food. Michael Pollan, best-selling author, in his book: In Defense of Food, writes: “Don’t eat anything that your great grandmother […]More
Is Your Child Eating Healthy at School?
When my children were younger, I took extra precautions to make sure they ate healthy at school. Being a working parent meant I wasn’t always around to monitor their eating habits. Since my children had vegetarian diets, I made it a priority to make the school aware of their dietary habits. So, when school started […]More
Stand Your Ground: Eat Healthy
Let’s face it, many times our family and friends have a lot of influence over us. We tend to make decisions based on what they think and feel. Growing up, my family was no exception. They tried to discourage me from adopting a vegetarian diet. Eating soul food high in sodium, sugar, and bad fats […]More
Pack Healthy for Your Road Trip
If you’re traveling out of town for Spring Break, or just planning ahead for summer vacation, you’ll want to make sure you and your family still eat healthy while on the road. Though it may be tempting to just stop at the many fast food places along the highway, it is much more practical and […]More
Healthy Super Bowl Snacks
Instead of serving store-bought snacks high in calories, fat, and sodium, try preparing healthier snacks at your Super Bowl party. Check out the healthy Super Bowl recipes below from EatingWell. You’re sure to score winning points with your guests! (photo courtesy of EatingWell.com) Southwestern Layered Bean Dip (photo courtesy of EatingWell.com) Boneless Buffalo Wings (photo […]More