Hard-wired for Health

Hard-wired for Health

Why am I so WIRED today?  Well, it wasn’t from too much coffee. It definitely wasn’t from energy drinks (NEVER!!!!). It wasn’t even from a rush of adrenaline…  It was in fact, literally being wired-up to check my heart health! This wasn’t...
What ARE Food Preservatives anyway?

What ARE Food Preservatives anyway?

Food Preservatives   A food preservative is a substance added to foods to make them last longer; to “preserve” them. Preservatives are added to foods that go bad quickly and have found themselves in all kinds of products in our grocery stores.  ...
A Calorie is a Calorie… wait, what???

A Calorie is a Calorie… wait, what???

Common Weight Loss Myths …   XX   Busted   XX   Weight loss advice is so common (and contentious) now. There are competing opinions everywhere. And let me be the first to say that what works for one person may or may not work for another person. As I often share...
Deciphering the Nutrition Facts Table…

Deciphering the Nutrition Facts Table…

How to Read the New Nutrition Facts Tables   The Nutrition Facts table is on the side of most packaged foods. It’s often found close to the ingredient listing.   The purpose of it is to help consumers make better nutrition decisions. When people can see the number of...
Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods

Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods

Do you love your breakfast?  Do you have a short list of “go-to” recipes?  Do you need a bit of inspiration to start eating breakfast again?   Getting some protein at each meal can help with blood sugar management, metabolism and weight loss.  This is because protein...