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Healthy Eating Guidelines: Your Government Working for You by Doctor of Philosophy Posted Thu 03 Feb 2011 6:11am So, the government’s healthy eating guidelines are here. And what do they say? Eat less, don’t eat much processed food, keep salt and sugar and high-fat foods to a minimum, eat lots of fruit and vegetables. Well, great. It’s not new advice, but it’s good advice. HOWEVER…to those women who have a problem with food, exactly how do you stick ... Read on »
Low-Carb Experts Comment On 2010 Dietary Guidelines, Headed To Washington Next Week To Testify by Jimmy M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 30 Jun 2010 12:39pm It’s been a couple of weeks now since that 13-member Advisory Committee for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released their best recommendations for the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the response from members of the low-carb community has been quite staggering in their underwhelmed opinion about what has been han ... Read on »
Deciphering Food Labels by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm Labels line grocery store shelves, and their bold artwork and colorful photos appeal to adults and children. Food that claims to be low in fat and cholesterol free calls out to the health-conscious consumer. Turn a can or box around and you'll discover the back or side covered with nutritional values, a listing of ingredients, and other food labe ... Read on »
Healthy Eating After 50 by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Sun 09 Jan 2011 5:06pm NIA Age Page Sound familiar? These are a few common reasons some older people don’t eat healthy meals. But, making healthy food choices is a smart thing to dono matter how old you are! Here are some tips to get you started: Eat many different colors and types of vegetables and fruits. Make sure at least half o ... Read on »
Lower Your Cholesterol with Heart Healthy Choices by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted Mon 21 Sep 2009 10:47pm from the Living Well Center F or many Americans working toward better heart health, an important first step is getting cholesterol to a healthy level. Diet and exercise are important steps to reduce high cholesterol. However, many people may find that with diet and exercise alone, cholesterol numbers are not where they should be. More t ... Read on »
Study: Eating Healthy Means Spending More At The Store. Fact Or Fiction? by bamarunner11 Posted Sun 07 Aug 2011 10:33am While I was surfing around the internet yesterday, I stumbled upon this article . If you have a few minutes of spare time, I think it’s great read that’ll really make you think! SEATTLE (AP) — A healthy diet is expensive and could make it difficult for Americans to meet new U.S. nutritional guidelines, according to a study p ... Read on »
Important Lessons for Weight Watchers Members from French Kids Eat Everything by Martha M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 08 Sep 2012 3:53pm What Weight Watchers Can Learn from French Kids Eat Everything Image:   Karen Le Billon I recently read French Kids Eat Everything: How Our Family Moved to France, Cured Picky Eating, Banned Snacking, and Discovered 10 Simple Rules for Raising Happy, Healthy Eaters by Karen Le Billon and can’t stop thinking about it or talkin ... Read on »
How to Eat Less Salt by Robert Davis Patient Expert Posted Wed 02 Feb 2011 10:40am New government guidelines for a healthy diet are urging us to eat less salt. For many people, the recommended limit is 2300 milligrams a day. If you eat three meals a day, that's a little more than 700 mg per meal. A plain bagel from Au Bon Pain has 660 mg of sodium. Add 1 ounce of cream cheese (85 mg), and you're one-third through your daily ... Read on »
Is it Healthy To Eat a Lot of Eggs ? by Mark .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 1:12am In the past there has been many, debates and arguments amongst professionals as to whether or not eggs are a healthy food or not. It has been often said that they contain too much cholesterol, or you may be at risk of getting salmonella and eating them a lot might do your health some harm, but someone now just recently has been eating eggs fo ... Read on »
Response to: "The New Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, "The Nutritional Law of the Land" by Judy B. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 07 Apr 2011 7:09pm The March issue of The Front Burner, published by the International Association of Culinary Professionals, included an article by Michelle Dudash titled, "The New Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010: 'The Nutritional Law of the Land,'" with advice about how we can help implement the recommendations. This is my response: The first Dietary Go ... Read on »