You’re rushing to make your morning smoothie when you notice the “best before” date on the yogurt was four days ago. You toss it in anyways, but spend the morning wondering whether it should have been composted instead. Read on to learn more about date labels and how to use them.+ MORE
July 25, 2017 | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags:
Is it my imagination, or is everyone talking about “clean eating”?
I heard about this diet when my friend asked for advice on how to eat “cleaner”. My first thought was, “Clean eating? I wash my produce…isn’t that enough?” After digging into the meaning of this term, I found a lot of different ideas about what I had to do to “eat clean”. This is one of the [many] problems with clean eating and other fad diets; it seems that everyone is an “expert” and has their own ideas and advice.
March 28, 2017 | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags:
Feeding kids can be exhausting, and just when you think you’re safely out of the picky-eating years, you can find yourself faced with other dietary demands. Insert your newly proclaimed vegetarian teen that looks just like the teen who asked you for hamburgers for dinner yesterday.+ MORE
March 21, 2017 | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags:
When it comes to nutrition, it is wise to be cautious of advice that seems too good to be true. An example of this is the hype surrounding the use of very low carbohydrate diets, like the ketogenic diet.
Historically used to treat severe epilepsy, the ketogenic diet is promoted as a way to lose weight; improve brain function; control blood sugar, cholesterol, triglycerides, and blood pressure; reduce inflammation; and the list goes on. + MORE