27. April 2012 19:32
I believe that the healthiest way to eat is to avoid processed foods and to eat foods as close to the source as you can. But the reality is that processed foods are in every American household pantry and you need to learn to buy them smartly.
When trying to pick pre-packaged foods, ther... [More]
15. April 2012 05:13
California is attempting to control statewide health issues by banning the use of trans-fats in restaurant cooking. Increased levels of trans-fats in foods can lead to weight gain, obesity, and cardio vascular disease."Trans-fat levels in the blood of white adults in the United States fell by 58 per... [More]
7. March 2012 08:43
Processed foods are filled with ingredients that cause the body to pack on pounds. The fillers that they use to enhance flavor, and the salts and preservatives to extend the shelf life, are harmful for healthy living. It's often a clue to the level of process in foods depending on where you find the... [More]
22. April 2011 07:00
There is a food burning reaction that happens in the body called induced thermogenesis. This process of burning the calories you eat and digest. An experiment was conducted (as reported by Cooking Light Magazine- April 20, 2011) feeding participants the same number of calories. &nbs... [More]
5. February 2011 07:47
There it is. You can make all the resolutions that are not kept, the depression at this time of year due to 1) lack of sunshine and 2) frustration with your shape. You can wear baggy clothes and explain away that the burrito from Chipolte doesn&rsquo... [More]
12. September 2010 08:03
I had a reader send a question about why I count calories. He felt that it seemed obsessive about calories instead of looking at the value of nutrition.
I understand where his question comes from, but you need to understand that some people read the blog to get a kick-start to their cl... [More]
13. August 2010 16:18
A key aspect of clean eating is trying to avoid ‘processed foods’. These are foods that required manufacturing.
Most packaged foods with a shelf life are highly processed, especially flour-based foods like crackers, bread and pasta. Processed snack food... [More]
5. May 2010 05:16
Nutrition Labels: Part 2-
There are additives that may be added to healthy foods to help extend shelf life and prevent reactions (quicken heartbeat, rashes wheezing, upset stomach, dizziness or fainting) in some according to Clean Eating Magazine’ March issue. The FDA did ban t... [More]
3. February 2010 09:00
I received an e-mail question from a new reader that became aware of our sight through our media partner, The Tribune, in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was reading back through old blogs of mine and asked why some weeks I utilize 50 reps ( 50’s), and other weeks I do 8-12 ... [More]
2. February 2010 09:00
The focus of clean eating is NOT to eat processed foods. A brilliant marketing strategy developed the whole 100 or 200 calorie pre-packaged market. It filled a need for a lot of people to help give portion parameters. It costs more for the same products because they use more... [More]