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Read All About It: Nutrition Labels

Read All About It: Nutrition Labels

Losing weight without effort sounds like another 2 a.m. infomercial. But there is some truth to it. Spanish research recently showed that people who read food labels while they shop weigh 9 pounds less than those who don’t scroll the nutritional information. Certainly, this is another way to boost your overall health without sore muscles,...
Not All Whole Grains Are Created Equal

Not All Whole Grains Are Created Equal

Which would you choose: washed out white bread or brownish golden whole grain bread? And more important, why? You may be part of the 72% and 73% of American who consume more fiber and whole grains respectively–according to the 2010 Food & Health Survey by the International Food Information Council—in the pursuit of satiety and...
Food Trends for 2013

Food Trends for 2013

It may be freezing in some cities, but take a window shopping walk and the bright cobalt, orange, yellow and other spring-summer colors already are popping out at every store. Although, the same colors will soon show up at the supermarket your choices may not be so easy. What is new and exciting? This is...
Pour on the Vinegar—Lose the Body Fat

Pour on the Vinegar—Lose the Body Fat

One day it is tea. The next it is grapefruit. The list for the next “fat burner food” seems endless. But here is the hard truth: it is not the food itself that makes your muffin top crumble. Instead, the so-called “magic” comes from its specific ingredients or enzymes that have proven fat-burning properties. Take...
Diet Trends: Pass or Try?

Diet Trends: Pass or Try?

This year, athletes and celebrities praised the gluten free diet as the panacea to nearly everything—from winning top tennis tournaments to red carpet ready for the Oscars. Plenty of studies showed our erratic sleep patterns make our waists bigger. Almost every health magazine welcomed back fats to our plates while vitamin D seems to aid...