Summer is the season of State fairs, carnivals, and festivals. The food choices at these events may not be the best, but you can make better choices by following the tips below: 1. Avoid deep fried anything! Deep fried foods are obviously full of fat, but they are also often full of added sugar as well (queue the deep fried twinkies and oreos). 2. Sharing is caring: Instead of eating that whole funnel cake with all those extra toppings on your own, cut the calories by sharing
In my opinion, one of the best food additions to your day is nuts. Nuts contain unsaturated fats, protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals (especially manganese, magnesium, and potassium). So get nutty, and add some nuts to your snacking routine, salads, and cereals.
Although Summer has not officially started, it already feels like it is here! I love everything about summer: beach trips, BBQ's, summer nights hanging out with family and friends. But when considering food, my favorite thing about summer is the abundace of fruits. From melons, to cherries, and exotic fruits like logan and lychee. Fruit are a great choice for snacking since most have a high water content, to keep you hydrated and feeling full, and of course they are high in v
According to the CDC, the 5 key health-related behaviors for preventing chronic disease are: - never smoking (cigarettes in particular) - getting regular physical activity - consuming no alcohol or only moderate amounts - maintaining a normal body weight - getting enough sleep daily (at least 7 hours) Recent studies have shown that most Americans do not meet the above recommendations which may increase their risk of developing chronic diseases like diabetes, high blood pressu