Category Archives: Healthy Eating

What you need to know about food and nutrition.  What is good for your body and what is bad and the interaction of nutrients and other substances in food in relation to maintenance, growth, reproduction, health and disease of an organism.

Incorporating Probiotics in Your Weight Loss Plan: Step 4

Week four of my weight loss journey and I actually gained two pounds.  But, I am not distraught over it, because I understand it is a process.  I KNOW what I am doing is working – so I just need … Continue reading

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Step 3: Perfect Portions for Weight Loss

Portion control is personally, my most frustrating issue with weight loss.  Usually, when I tastes something really good, I eat like I will never have it again.  Of course, that is the wrong mentality.  Eating at home, I can always … Continue reading

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Setting a Caloric Threshold: Weight Loss Plan Step 2

I hope you gained some tips on how to incorporate movement into your daily routine from last week’s blog?  I lost another pound this week and continue to stay upbeat about my journey. Remember these are small steps.  Personally, diving … Continue reading

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Kickstarting MY Weight Loss Plan

Over the last 15 years or so, I have been gaining weight slowly, but steadily.  I have heard the cliche,    “oh falling in love makes you gain weight…”                “marriage makes you fat..” … Continue reading

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Raw Food Means a Better Mood

The Department of Food Science Research at the University of Otago in New Zealand has linked our consumption of raw fruits and vegetables to our mental health. A total of 281 young adults completed an internet-based daily food diary for 21 … Continue reading

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Reducing Sugar Reduces Risk of Alzheimer’s

A recent research study suggests a correlation between sugar consumption and deterioration of the brain, as well as cognitive skills.  In this study of the aging process, researches concluded participants with diabetes or borderline diabetes are more susceptible to dementia and … Continue reading

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Everything You Need to Know About Buying Organic

The organic food market in the United States hit $49.4 billion in sales in 2017- a record. Organic food in 2017 accounted for 5.5 percent of the food sold in retail channels in the United States. Total organic sales in … Continue reading

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