Everybody occasionally indulges in a little comfort eating. It might be a bigger than usual dessert as a treat to themselves after a particularly hard day, or a big bar of chocolate after a row with a partner. Occasional emotional eating then is normal and relatively harmless. When it becomes a habit however, that is…

Years ago, soda was considered to be something reserved for an occasional treat. A bottle lasted a week and was rationed out and limited. That has all changed now. Drinking soda with every meal, and without a meal, just as a general thirst quencher, has become the norm for many, especially kids. The Big Problem…

Your Grandmother probably used to tell you that breakfast was the most important meal of the day – and doctors and dietitians say that she was quite right. However, if you do not have a lot of time in the morning it can be tempting to skip it or to buy an unhealthy snack when…

You are what you eat. It is an old adage, but one that more and more people are realizing the truth behind. The standard, modern Western diet is not kind to human health in many ways, and obesity levels and the number of people suffering from chronic, diet related illnesses such as Type II diabetes…

With the summer upon us, many of us are committing to dropping those extra pounds once and for all. But we want it to happen quickly, as swimsuit season is here and who doesn’t want to look their best on the beach? However, the simple fact is that while we wait in vain for that…

Most people want to eat food that is better for them; after all you would have to have been living under a rock for years to not know by now just what a difference great nutrition can make to your overall health. The one bar that some people think they are facing to do so…

Your mother always told you to eat a decent breakfast to start the day off right but over the years you have let your busy schedule take over and your idea of a good breakfast these days is a strong cup of coffee, because who has time for anything else? The younger generation is picking…

Excess weight isn’t easy to miss, so if a child is overweight you would assume that it’s something that would be easy for their parents to spot. However, when it comes to children, and especially to pre-teens and teens, figuring out when a few extra pounds is more than puberty related puppy fat or a…

Skipping breakfast is something that no one should ever do, even if they are actively trying to lose weight. And if you make sure that the food you eat first thing in the morning is protein packed then it’s even better, as that protein will help fuel you throughout the day and give you an…

Many of us tend to think that if the FDA says something is OK then that is a recommendation that can be trusted. However when it comes to the current FDA food guidelines all is not well. You see, the last time the FDA revised its official dietary advice to the nation was over 20…

  
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