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The Serving Size Secret You Must Know

by in Uncategorized June 17, 2020

Quick Quiz: How many portions are in a bag of snack-size whole grain crackers? Or a small bottle of locally pressed juice? Or a lunchbox pack of granola bars? Hint: it’s not “one.” Often, the above products contain two or two-and-a-half servings per package. Can You Eat Just One? Sure, you could go ahead and […]

Exactly How Full Is Your Glass?

by in Uncategorized June 10, 2020

Exactly how full is your glass? Picture a big glass goblet filled to the halfway mark with water. How do you see it—half-full or half-empty? Consistently finding the glass half-empty—and the world as a difficult place— is a hallmark of negativity. Research has found that a negative outlook can contribute to everything from depression to […]

Go Beyond The Salad

by in Uncategorized June 3, 2020

When you think about healthy eating, salads and green vegetables usually come to mind. But how about adding a little more variety to your plan? Roots like carrots, sweet potatoes, and turnips, are a rich source of nutritious complex carbohydrates. Instead of upsetting blood sugar levels like refined sweet foods do, they help regulate them. […]

Balance Is A Waste Of Time

by in Health Tips, Uncategorized, Wellness May 27, 2020

Work-life balance was a mistake from the start. Because we don’t really want balance. We want satisfaction. Matthew Kelly, Author Balance is a sticky subject among many people. We have careers, partners, children, family commitments, charity work, classes, hobbies, worship time—plus, big desires to improve our health. I’m going to let you in on a […]

Isn’t Fat Bad For Me?

by in Health Tips, Organic Foods, Wellness May 13, 2020

Dietary fat: is it good or bad? Both. You see, not all fats are created equal. The Skinny on Fats Heavily processed, hydrogenated “trans” fats used in prepared, packaged foods can be extremely damaging to the body. They can compromise the cardiovascular system, immune system, and contribute to behavior problems. They can also lead to […]