Yesterday I responded to a daily challenge that I participate in regularly. The challenge was to trade a sugar sweetened beverage for a no added sugar juice, water or low fat or skim milk. Yesterday I spoke on the juice part of that challenge. Sugar is not our friend. It may taste yummy. It may […]
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What do you think when you hear “hyperglycemia” (high blood sugar), or “hypoglycemia” (low blood sugar)? Do you think diabetes? Do you think insulin shots? Do you have a feeling with all of this? Indeed, high and low blood sugars are associated with diabetics. However, it is a much bigger problem for many “non-diabeteics” as […]
How are your New Years weight loss plans going? Have you given up? Are you down on yourself? Do you downright hate yourself when you eat? You get more bees with honey than you do with vinegar. The point is, the more we chastise ourselves about our eating habits and our weight, the more we […]
We are on a holiday weekend, 4th of July! Typically, lots of picnics and lots of food, some healthy and some not so healthy. What do you do?
Guess what? I was interviewed by D”r Terrie Wurzbacher last Thursday. We had such a great time.
If you want to lose weight you need to have good choppers. Good chopper ya say? Yep, you need good teeth. Did you know that digestion starts in the mouth? You need your teeth to bite food as well as chewing and grinding the food. Food needs to be ground and mixed well with saliva. […]
When you are cutting back of fats, sugars, and salt, food can taste pretty bland. It is time to head, no run, for the spice rack.
Do you plan? Or do you just roll through life? Have you heard this saying? “If you fail to plan, then you plan to fail.” If you have a wish to lose weight, then you better set goals and plan. Here is what I mean.
Carbohydrates provide fuel for the body. In the past, carbs have been divided into simple and complex. Sugar is considered a simple carbohydrate while grain is considered a complex carb.