Is water important? Well let’s see, other than making up 50%-60% of our bodies, regulating body temperature, helping our breathing, transporting nutrients, carrying away waste and helping our muscles function, water is pretty much useless. Oh,... Read more
Take heart, fish lovers! While the safety issues surrounding the consumption of fish are legitimate, don’t let them spoil your seafood catch.
There are many health benefits from eating seafood. It is an exceptional source of... Read more
Sushi, in its traditional form, is rice and fish, which makes it a light and lean meal option. However, as sushi's popularity proliferated in the West, some of its health benefits were lost in translation. All-you-can-eat sushi, deep-fried rolls,... Read more
In the United States, these dishes come in huge portions. If you’re not careful, you can easily consume a full day’s worth of calories in a single meal. Dishes are often fried with lard and topped with cheese. Most... Read more
Protein is one of those “magic” nutrients—the kind that can help you stay full and satisfied, even when you’re watching calories and portion sizes. If you’re struggling to meet your daily protein goals, adding real-food,... Read more
I just ate dill pickle chips with my tuna sandwich for lunch and they were so sweet and salty it upset my stomach! I used to eat them by the bag full. Surprised at how my body reacted to them after eating healthier now.... Read more
Seriously thinking about going plant based. I'm not a big meat eater but love dairy. So that would be hard. But I have been praying about it and I want to give it a shot again. Anyone else plant based?... Read more
Bad girl today. Started with nice ahi tuna salad but finished with caramel ice cream and cookie desert and some wine. Stayed within calorie goal but know I won't lose an ounce. Tomorrow fitting in tread and weights for sure!... Read more
Cactus or "nopales" are cultivated from prickly pear plants. Tasting similar to a slightly tart green beans or asparagus, they contain beta carotene, iron, B & C vitamins & calcium. You can buy them jarred in the ethnic section of your market. Try ad... Read more
Last month the U.S. Food and Drug Administration identified raw yellowfin tuna as the source of a salmonella outbreak that reached more than 200 people throughout 24 states and the District of Columbia. Salmonella Bareilly was the organism and m... Read more
Obesity is a world problem and as of 2006, one in ten adults worldwide were considered obese. I suppose this should not be surprising since the appeal of the American diet for good and for bad has spread around the world.
For those that come to li... Read more
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