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Eating Right

Eating right should not be complicated. You don’t need to count calories, “net carbs,” glycemic loads, or “points” all day long. With the Pritikin Program, you’ll simply eat and enjoy good food. Learn how easy healthy eating can be.

“I Hate Vegetables”

I Hate Vegetables

Here are 4 ways to learn to love vegetables. Can you be healthy without eating vegetables? All of the vegetable haters are reading this paragraph with hopeful anticipation it will contradict the decades of science that shows vegetables are essential for health. Sorry, to all of you who have ever said, “I hate vegetable”. The…

Is Muscovado Sugar Healthy?

Is Muscovado sugar healthier than other sugars?

What is muscovado sugar? Muscovado sugar, also known as Barbados sugar, is a partially refined cane sugar. Muscovado sugar has a dark brown colour and a strong molasses flavour making it a popular bakers’ choice for gingerbread cookies. Muscovado sugar is stickier and slightly coarser than other partially refined brown sugars such as turbinado and…

What Your Doctor Is Not Telling You

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Doctors are an undeniably helpful resource for your health. However, what your doctor is not telling you could be the difference between you failing or attaining your health goals. Even among high risk patients, only 1 in 5 receive nutrition counseling from their physician, leaving many to find nutrition information from other sources, often unreliable…

How to Become a Vegetarian

How to Be a Vegetarian

How to Become a Vegetarian in 4 Simple Steps Step 1. Find a plant-based alternative How to get started? Make a swap! Pick one animal-based product that you would like to swap out of your daily life. For example, it might be beef, cow’s milk or eggs. Now, find a plant-based alternative for it at…

How to Stop Snacking After Dinner

How to Stop Snacking After Dinner and Lose Weight

Nighttime snackers often consume more than 50% of their daily calories after 8 p.m. Stop snacking after dinner, and losing weight will be much easier. Here are 8 tips.

Healthy “Blue Plate Special” Recipes

Healthier Blue-Plate Special

Whether it be the old-fashioned Automats of the 1950s, or the traditional Jewish delis before them – diners are an iconic part of the American landscape. Art Deco train dining cars with vinyl bench seating, little jukeboxes at every table and sassy servers delivering blue-plate specials loaded with steaming meatloaf, mashed potatoes, fried chicken and…

Low Fat Foods That Are Bad For You

Low Fat Foods That Are Bad For You

Low Fat Foods You Shouldn’t Eat Bewitched by their labels and charmed by their flavour, you may find your kitchen is host to many low fat foods. Some are healthy. Some are harmful. But, which is which? Some low fat foods you shouldn’t eat are low fat salad dressing, low fat cookies and baked goods,…

Food Waste Resources

Food Waste Starts at the Grocery Store

Why Food Waste Is a Problem Food production requires an enormous amount of resources. As much as 70% of our fresh water and 50% of our land is allocated to agricultural use. Agriculture also has negative effects on the environment, such as the emission of greenhouse gases. Because of this, food waste is directly linked…

Why You Crave Unhealthy Food

Junk Food Cravings and Addiction to Unhealthy Food

Why Do I Crave Junk Food? Melt in your mouth, drool-worthy, highly-processed junk food feels good to eat. You can thank sugar, salt and fat. This dynamic trio lures you in, bathing your tongue blissful sensation that triggers the sensation of pleasure. Indulging in pleasurable things makes one happy. It’s no wonder unhealthy food is…

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