Tag: healthy treats

5 Red Flags to Notice On Nutrition Labels

  Buying healthy food for our families should be easy, right?  Especially since new products constantly arrive in the supermarket promising great taste and nutritional benefits.  However, at face value, many choices that may seem healthy could be no better than the junk food you’re trying to avoid.  Below I have 5 red flags to … Continue reading "5 Red Flags to Notice On Nutrition Labels"
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5 Natural and Healthy Sugar Substitutes

  For most people, experts agree that some added sugar in your diet is fine.  But the truth is…most Americans are consuming way too much.  According to research from the University of California, the average American consumes 17 teaspoons of sugar every day and around 57 pounds of added sugar each year.  Could this be … Continue reading "5 Natural and Healthy Sugar Substitutes"
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7 Worst Breakfast Foods to Start Your Day

The comedian Jim Gaffigan once joked, “You can’t have cake for breakfast.  Unless it’s a pancake with syrup.” While light-hearted, this joke sums up most Americans attitude towards breakfast.  Doughnuts, sugary cereals, pastries and, yes, pancakes are generally accepted “breakfast meals”.  Yet often we find ourselves crashing after breakfast – immediately hitting the coffee machine … Continue reading "7 Worst Breakfast Foods to Start Your Day"
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5 Surprising Health Benefits of Honey

  It’s not just nature’s candy!  Raw honey has been used as a folk remedy for thousands of years.  For myself, the only time I’d use honey was to make my tea taste better.  However, now that I understand the amazing health benefits I just had to share these tips with you.  Below are 5 … Continue reading "5 Surprising Health Benefits of Honey"
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10 Best Fruits for Weight Loss

  For my daughter, fruits are candy.  Yet why can’t we look at fruit in the same way when we’re striving to lose weight?  Certain fruits work wonderfully for an effective weight loss diet.  So, throw away those junk food snacks and replace them with the 10 best fruits to eat for weight loss. Strawberries … Continue reading "10 Best Fruits for Weight Loss"
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5 Healthy Late Night Snack Ideas

  When it’s late at night and you’re hungry – what do you do?  Contrary to popular belief, going to bed hungry isn’t going to help you with your weight loss plans.  In fact, going to bed food-deprived means you’re more likely to wake up around 3 AM to raid the refrigerator.  Or, you’re likely … Continue reading "5 Healthy Late Night Snack Ideas"
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