Sugar Alcohols

Sugar alcohols (common ones: maltitol, xylitol, sorbitol, and erythritol) are not sugar nor are they alcohol. While they are safe for diabetics because they don’t cause an upsurge in blood sugar and are lower in calories than sugar, they can cause bloating and even diarrhea. Sugar alcohols are found in…

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Choose Wisely – Canned Tuna

When picking out our foods, it is important to read the ingredients in order to find the best possible for our bodies. This week we want to talk about tuna. Tuna is is rich in protein, low in fat and calories and is an excellent source of the essential omega-3…

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Choose Wisely – Butter

A big misconception most of us have heard is that butter is bad for you and that you should eat Smart Balance or other tub type “butters”. Many fall into the marketing ploys that these are healthier and better for you. However, just the opposite is true. Most of these…

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Choose Wisely – Coconut Oil

The miraculous health benefits that coconut oil is becoming more known but it can only be obtained by consuming a high-quality cold-pressed unrefined virgin coconut oil.   We believe that coconut oil can boost energy while decreasing cravings for carbohydrates and sweets. It is also known to stimulate metabolism, improve digestion,…

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Choose Wisely – Greek Yogurt

We want you to make wise choices at the grocery store which can be somewhat confusing.  The Greek Yogurt industry has exploded and is becoming mainstream in all the grocery stores.  However, there is good Greek Yogurt and bad.  This new section will help you pick the right foods and…

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Protein is Key to Our Nutrition

Protein is key for our diets especially if we work out. It’s essential for the development of our muscles. Our muscles work hard for us-burning calories & keeping our metabolism up. If we don’t eat enough protein our bodies steal it from our muscles and organs. It curbs our appetite…

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Tomato Slices with Basil & Cheese

Looking for a great health appetizer? This one is great to serve and take along to a party. It’s a healthy choice and very delicious so you won’t be tempted by those unhealthy foods that always seem to show up at gatherings. Tomato Slices with basil & Cheese 4 lg.…

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