Tag: food

Not all sources of protein are created equal

In the most recent issue of Women’s Health magazine they had a short blurb about sources of protein and if they are all created equal –The answer was No. Up until recently, I never really thought about this. I always figured, protein is protein. But more »

What if bad fat isn’t so bad? – Health – Diet and nutrition

What if bad fat isn’t so bad? – Health – Diet and nutrition – msnbc.com. So much of what I am reading lately questions our common day notions of ‘bad’ fat.  I remember clearly when fat free food started hitting the market and yet we more »

Restaurant trends for 2011

Eating out in 2011 will be about health! Although skeptical, this is great to read because it shows that it’s on the minds of those in the food business.  Of course the fact that they are mentioning improving kids’ nutrition makes me even happier! Let’s more »

Cleaning up your carb act: Where to begin

Cleaning up your carb act: Where to begin – latimes.com Carbs are really what gets most people in trouble food/weight wise. Most Americans eat between 250 and 300 grams of carbohydrates a day, the equivalent of 1,000 to 1,200 calories. The Institute of Medicine, which more »

Parents and Mcdonalds

I just saw a story on GMA about a Mom suing McDonald’s because her daughter is obsessed with Happy Meals and the toys that come with it. She says its their fault with their marketing targeted towards kids and she can tell her daughter ‘No’ more »

Paleo eating filters your view

This is a great new blog I found from Diane Sanfilippo- Holistic Nutritionist specializing in Paleo nutrition, blood sugar regulation, food allergies/intolerances and digestive health Balanced Bites — she gives good sound advice about eating clean. She’s also readily accessible via Twitter which I think more »

Some Deals this Weekend!

A few deals to take advantage of this weekend: Starbucks is offering a BOGO offer through Sunday: Buy 1 Holiday drink, get 1 free. Give it to a friend, make a new friend! 2-5pm today-Sunday. Chipotle is offering a special as well tomorrow: Check-in at more »

How the food industry should act on the 2010 Dietary Guidelines

How the food industry should act on the 2010 Dietary Guidelines. Reduce sodium intake, eat real portion sizes are some of the take-aways from this article. Sodium reduction, providing smaller portion sizes, and better portion labeling are key areas for food industry action in light more »

Arizona School Sends Overweight Kids Home With Notes

Arizona School Sends Overweight Kids Home With Notes. Obesity is a very serious problem for adults and children and getting serious about addressing the underlying reasons why its such a serious problem in this country is definitely important. Taking it upon yourself to send kids more »

Eating Paleo in a Non-Paleo World

Eating Paleo in a Non-Paleo World. This is a great recap of eating Paleo and living your life being conscience of what you eat.  It is easier to just go through life not paying attention but that’s how you end up with health and weight more »