Is Your Salad Healthy?

Most people believe that having a salad is a healthy food choice. But, what are they putting in their salads? Is it a salad made of Iceberg lettuce with candied nuts, tons of whole milk cheese, croutons, fatty meats and tons of commercial dressing? Or is the salad...

“Breaking the Fast” – Breakfast

Breakfast means, “to break the fast”. After a restful seven to nine hours of sleep, our blood sugar is low. Eating breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It provides energy to your body to begin your day. Studies show that people who eat...

On the Road Snacking Tips

* Plan ahead. Buy non-perishable foods that you can carry, like the following: Cliff bars, bottled water, canned sugar free fruits, meal replacement packets, bran muffins, graham crackers, low-fat turkey jerky, rice cakes, canned tuna or chicken, wheat crackers. • Buy...

Shopping Tips

• Avoid shopping when you are hungry. Eat something before you go. • Make a shopping list before you go to the market. • Select lean and white meats for their lower fat content. • All canned meats, like tuna or chicken, should be canned in water. • Always...

The Benefits of Aerobic Exercise

Fat Burning When you exercise aerobically, your body draws on fat as one of its energy sources. Fat burning enzymes are increased in your body and these enzymes are needed in order to get lean. Aerobic exercise builds your oxygen-processing capacity. Fat is burned...