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Nutrition Tag

We hear and read about certain foods being BAD for us all the time.  Should all wheat and gluten products be avoided?  Are fried foods bad for you?  Should eggs be included at every breakfast?  The list goes on and on with the media constantly reminding (and confusing) us that certain choices may lead to weight gain, poor health, risk for diabetes, etc.  Well here are four that may actually improve your overall health and trim the waistline at the same time. Gluten Products The term gluten-free may be one of

I think we’ve all heard it at one time or another, “don’t eat too many eggs because they’re high in cholesterol”.  And, if you have high cholesterol levels, there may be a greater chance for heart disease, right?  This thinking is not entirely true.  Both doctors and researchers have determined that eating a whole egg will NOT raise your cholesterol.  In fact this food may help dissolve cholesterol and fat due to the nutrient choline found in the yolk.  Let’s take a closer look at some of the other benefits.

#1 Plan, Pick, Prep & Pack Once, Eat for a Week! This past Sunday morning would have been better to catch up on my sleep or cozening up on the couch for a Netflix marathon but instead I trekked out to the supermarket. One quick trip is less stressful and time-consuming than attempting to navigate the produce section and express lane multiple weeknights after work. And if you go with an organized grocery list and meal plan, you never have to stare into your fridge wondering, "What's for dinner?" or resort

We're getting ready for the long weekend. Heading to NH to meet up with family & cousins camping.  I wanted to bring some healthy food choices for the picnic and came across a twist on potato salad with no mayo.  It's Green beans and potatoes, served in a Dijon mustard and balsamic vinaigrette. Another favorite is Tex Mex Corn Salad or Refreshing Cucumber Watermelon Salad. Try them

Enter most gyms nowadays and you’ll find just about everyone with a water bottle. If not, he or she will still make frequent stops to the water fountain.   There is a general sense that drinking water is important while working out, but do we know just how critical it is to our overall health and performance? The roles of water in the body are invaluable. Think of it as the body’s transportation system, allowing chemical reactions to take place inside the 200+ types of human cells. It provides structure and support