Tag Archives: heart disease

Day 6 and 565 Cans of Soda!

by in Blog Posts, Wellness May 21, 2016

“The average American consumes 3 POUNDS of sugar each week. That’s 3550 pounds in a lifetime. Equal to 1,767,900 skittles. Enough to fill an industrialized dumpster.” “The average American consumes 53 gallons of soda a year. Let’s do the math. 128 ounces in a gallon times 53. That’s 6,784 ounces. Or just to simplify it, that’s […]

Don’t Throw These Away

by in Blog Posts, Food & Nutrition February 8, 2016

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Broccoli stems! Don’t throw them away. How many of you broccoli eaters cut the stems off and throw them away? Don’t do it!  The stems are loaded with nutrients, protein, calcium and fiber; and they are just as nutritious as the broccoli crown. But what can […]

Not just another food blog.

by in Food & Nutrition October 5, 2012

Turn on the TV, read the newspaper, pick up one of the countless health magazines in the check-out line at the grocery store…..the headlines are in black and white spelling out the good, the bad and the ugly of food in America. These days even if we wanted to, we cannot escape our surroundings shouting […]