Carbohydrates and Weight Issues

Reading Time: 2 minutes   When we feel down or overwhelmed there is a tendency to reach for our personal comfort foods, which oftentimes include carbohydrates. Carbohydrates that are part of our comfort food system turn to glucose (sugar). Almost everything we consume turns to sugar, which puts too much sugar into the bloodstream. When there is an overabundance that is not used by … Read More

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Are You What You Eat?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Everyone knows about “comfort foods”. We all run to them when we’re feeling a little down, stressed or depressed. We eat what makes us feel good during those times. The truth is that we have an emotional attachment to what’s on our plate, which is why dieting is one of the hardest things to do. On a personal level for … Read More

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Let’s Get Healthy: Choosing a Diet

Reading Time: 2 minutes On my iPad, I get U.S. and World news. There was an article on diets that I found interesting. A U.S. News panel of diet and nutrition experts examined the top five diet plans for 2013 that offer either weight loss goals or treatment of specific health conditions. They include the Acid Alkaline diet, which promises pH balance control through an alkaline-rich diet. … Read More

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