Fats, Sugar and Salt

February 28, 2013

The massive amount of salts, sugars and fats in our diet has taken over health news this week, and it's about time! Consumption of salty, sugary and fatty foods has skyrocketed in the United States. We now consume more than three times the amount of cheese than in the 1970's -- 33 pounds of cheese per year, along with 70 pounds of sugar and six pounds of salt!

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More Diabetes Tips

February 21, 2013

Help controlling diabetes may be as close as the nearest spice rack!

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Energy Drink Alternatives

March 01, 2012

Most energy drinks contain large amounts of caffeine or sugar. They can provide a temporary energy boost, but boost is short-lived, and can cause unforeseen problems. Energy drinks that contain sugar may contribute to weight gain, and those containing caffeine can lead to nervousness, insomnia and irritability -- or to even more serious conditions, such as a rapid heart beat or increased blood pressure. Before your reach for that energy drink you might want to consider a healthier way to boost your energy!

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Tips for Controlling Sugar Levels

February 23, 2012

Help for controlling sugar levels may be as close as the nearest spice rack!

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Sugar Highs and Lows

February 03, 2011

Is sugar really that bad? Americans love their sugar ... and it's making them sick. According to the U. S. Government, a daily diet of two thousand calories should include no more than about 10 teaspoons of added sugar, but most Americans eat double that amount daily.

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