Diet & Health

Blog entry | Oct 23 2015
Heard lots of panic about the latest IARC (WHO) announcement on red meat? Here's the background you need to put that panic in perspective:   Who is WHO's IARC and what do they have to do with red and processed meat? IARC, the International Agency...
Blog entry | Oct 22 2015
It’s time to put the red light on the misperceptions on red meat. Red meat has tons of nutrition benefits and can be part of a healthful and balanced diet. Here are 3 science-based facts about why red meat can actually benefit your health:   1. Red...
Blog entry | Oct 22 2015
In recent days, some critics have attempted to refute concerns about the proposed addition of an “Added Sugars” line to the Nutrition Facts Label (NFL) on food packages. Some have gone as far as to say that they “don’t see any legitimacy” in those...
Blog entry | Oct 21 2015
Millennials are doing things differently, but are they on the right track? It’s not a surprise that Millennials are a diverse and distinct demographic that set them apart from any other generation and when viewed through the lens of health and...
Blog entry | Oct 21 2015
Do you find today’s headlines about diet and nutrition to be endlessly confusing? Are you tired of trying to separate the "bad" foods from the "good" foods? Do your eyes glaze over while reading blogs about gluten-free, raw, vegan diets, only to...
Blog entry | Oct 19 2015
October 21, 2015: Does that date ring any bells? If you’re an '80s movie buff, you probably recognize this as "Back to the Future” Day. To get my fellow millennials up to speed, October 21, 2015, is the day the main character Marty McFly arrives...
Blog entry | Oct 16 2015
We welcome fall with big cozy sweaters, dark colors and delicious soups to keep us warm. It is finally time to enjoy apple picking activities and other fun fall activities with our loved ones! As the weather gets cooler, autumn’s bumper crop of...
Blog entry | Oct 16 2015
From protein to healthful fats to vitamins and minerals (like iron and vitamin B!), red meat comes with a lot of nutrition benefits. Check out the latest infographic to see how a moderate intake of red meat can beef up your diet. More than 'Meats...
Blog entry | Oct 16 2015
My family recently spent the day at an amusement park. When my son asked for a snack, we found a restaurant that offered a variety of choices and stood in line. The woman in front of us had a son about the same age as mine and struck up a...
Blog entry | Oct 13 2015
Carbohydrates have come under increasing scrutiny in recent years. Although low-carb diets are gaining in popularity, research has shown that for weight loss, reducing your consumption of calories is more important than restricting carbohydrate...
Blog entry | Oct 13 2015
Whether you’re a yoga guru on a cleanse, a gym rat looking for antioxidants, or just perusing the beverage options at the corner coffee shop, chances are you’ve seen cold-pressed juice. This trend has caught the attention of health-conscious people...
Blog entry | Oct 08 2015
From the research, to the weight loss, to safety and diet- here's a quick snapshot on the deal with low-calorie sweeteners. Read what the experts have to say about low-calorie sweeteners.  
Blog entry | Oct 06 2015
If you’re trying to achieve optimal athletic performance, your training program alone might not cut it. Nutrition is a critical part of any exercise program and is a healthy way to improve your performance without any harmful side effects. It’s not...

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