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Salt and Sugar: What I Learned This Week!
Wednesday, March 12, 2014      0 comments

I was looking for juices that contained the puree Sour sop** as an ingredient. I found a Goya brand nectar with the ingredient. I saw that the 9.5 ounce(one serving) can had 39 grams of sugar. I measured the sugar out on my scale a... Read more
Girl Scout Cookies
Friday, February 08, 2013      1 comments

YES, YES, YES!! I got my Girl Scout Cookies this year. But now it is different. Instead of a half of a box at a turn; I will be eating them by servings. I got my usual 3 boxes of Do-Si-Dos, 1 box Thin Mints, and 1 box Tr... Read more
Avocados...Eat More of Them
Friday, February 08, 2013      0 comments

I had fresh avocado with homemade corn chips for dinner and had to search to find the nutritional value per ounce of avocado. I found this website for the California Avocado Commission and it was very educational and has lots of recipes. Th... Read more
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      1 comments

Pour it out. Dump it out. Throw it out. Empty every bag. box, and bureau. Empty every closet, every corner, every cupboard, every cell. Pull it out. Drag it out. Clean it out. Clear it out. Spread it out, sort it out. Look ... Read more
Homemade Veggie Wash
Monday, February 04, 2013      3 comments

I read this on and was really glad to do so. I had been adding 1 teaspoon of bleach...yes bleach; to one sinkful of cold water to wash my veggies. Since we all should be eating more fresh ya go! 3 Simple Home... Read more
A Simple Pineapple
Sunday, February 03, 2013      3 comments

I received this article from a friend via an email. I am posting it here with the hope that it will help you also. I have trouble eating my recommended servings of fruit. I love pineapple and after reading this article I will be eating more o... Read more
Portion Distortion
Sunday, January 27, 2013      3 comments

I took the Quiz on Portion Distortion and got exactly half of the questions wrong! But I did learn something along the way. I think that I am still on the right track by weighing my food and measuring out portions. According to the quiz, a co... Read more
Love Counting Those Calories
Saturday, January 26, 2013      3 comments

I am really getting into counting calories. It is much easier than any other program I have tried. I love getting the daily feedback on my nutrition so that I can tweak where needed. All the other programs had me going from extreme to extre... Read more
Vitamins and Minerals
Tuesday, January 22, 2013      2 comments

I noticed that the calcium, potassium and magnesium levels were very low on my nutrient reports. Then it dawned on me when I was reading the "supplement facts" on the backs of the bottles of over-the counter supplements that I should enter thes... Read more