Tagged: sugar

New Recommendation Regarding Sugar Intake

It should not really be surprising that a dietary recommendation has come along to help us with a possible need to cut back on sugar. For years the USDA has been saying that the sugar in our diet was an important ingredient, but that because it did not contain any real “nutrition” it was not going to […]

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Easy Peach Cobbler Recipe

Preparing and serving fresh peaches can be quite the learning experience. Try this delicious Peach Cobbler recipe made with a white whole wheat flour and half the sugar!

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A Guide to Choosing Healthier Condiments

Most of the time we think primarily about the meat entrée we are going to serve for dinner, and not about the condiments we are going to serve with it. Today, we have many different choices to suit anyone’s palate, but what about all those added ingredients in condiments? For example, there are a variety of various ketchups, mustards, mayonnaise […]

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What Do You Know About Glycemic Index?

The body uses glucose, and blood glucose levels reflect the readily available energy supply for exercise. If glucose levels drop due to fast depletion (i.e. one’s glycogen stores), the athlete is said to “hit the wall.” The rate at which this occurs depends in part on the type of carbohydrate consumed before, during, or after […]

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What Foods Make You Feel Satisfied Quicker and Longer?

All foods are made of protein, fat, and/or carbohydrates. The meals and snacks that are the most satisfying, and keep you feeling comfortable the longest, are comprised of all three.

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The Truth About Carbohydrates

If you are among the many club members who are trying to put together the right combination of foods to match their dietary and fitness goals, then you may find it confusing today for you to figure out just how to add just the right amount of carbohydrates. In truth, much of the confusion has come from the […]

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6 Tips to Have a Healthier Halloween with Your Kids

Let’s face it, Halloween isn’t the healthiest holiday around. At least you can adapt most of your other holiday meals to include smaller portions and more healthful options. But on Halloween…it’s all about the sweets. So, what’s a parent to do!?

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Building a Better School Lunch—Hot or Cold

Many children have a wonderful time taking a break in the day with their school lunches. Some families prefer a hot lunch, some prefer cold lunch, and some do a combination depending on the hot lunch being served and if the child likes it or not. With the costs of food going up, it is important to […]

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3 Food-Related Questions We All Need To Consider

Preventing disease and living healthy is a life-long venture. Many Americans spend most of their lives and their income finding ways to “stay healthy.” Most researchers agree that it will take some work on everyone’s part to come up with just the right factors to influence our best health picture. While these may vary slightly from person to person, […]

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The Truth About Dietary Myths: Will soda spark your appetite for sweets?!

“Will drinking soda make you crave more food, especially sugary foods?” It is a question I get asked often; and many people believe it is true. Researchers and others at food research institutes, including those in Madison, Wisconsin, have tried to find that very answer. It is unfortunately, hard to trace as “fact” that soda […]

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