nutrition

Life without Fruits & Vegetables

Imagine for a minute a life without fruits and vegetables, and only having access to poor quality food. Day after day your meals consist of foods high in sodium, preservatives, and sugar. I couldn’t imagine a life without a good salad. Could you? Yet, for many people living in rural and urban areas, a life […]

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Get the Skinny on Burgers!

Is the burger the “star”attraction at your cookout? Do you put a lot of effort into buying the best beef, the soft white buns and all the fixins. You and your guests may think that a barbecue wouldn’t be the same without a great American burger. You may not know, but your average burger can […]

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Real Men Do Eat Salad!

My loving husband is what you might call “A man’s man.” He’s big, strong, and carries himself like a “real man.” But, contrary to his big physique, he’s not your average meat and potatoes kind of guy — he loves salad! Of course, my husband’s salads are not the dainty portions that I eat. His […]

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Pump Up Your Salad!

In last week’s post, I talked about the health benefits of eating salad, and the nutritional value of various vegetables used in salads. Whether you’re looking to lose weight or get healthy, eating salad is the way to go! But, did you know that you can ‘Pump Up’ the health benefits of your salad even […]

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Fall in Love with Salad

In observance of Fruit & Veggies month, I’d like to bring attention to the wonderful world of salads. Sure, a salad is one of those dishes that you either love or hate. If you’re trying to lose weight and eating salad everyday, you may be growing tired of salad right about now.  Eating salad can […]

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Tame Your Hunger

Are you finding yourself feeling hungry most of the day? You’re eating, but not feeling satisfied.  Well, one reason for your constant hunger may be the lack of lean protein in your diet. Eating foods high in lean protein, such as fish, lean meat, poultry, soybean, and eggs help curb hunger and promote weight loss. […]

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