Tagged: sweets

Eating Chocolate May Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease

How many of us out there would jump for joy if we learned that eating chocolate was good for our health? New research is emerging that suggests small amounts of chocolate may help reduce your risk of heart disease.

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6 Ways to Face Your Fear of Food

Whether you have avoided dinner parties to resist the temptation of tasty treats, have felt guilty after indulging on foods you consider ‘bad’, or have resisted trying something you have never eaten before, everyone at some point in their life has been afraid of food. Here are 6 ways to face your fear of food.

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Healthy Recipe for National Pi Day

Happy National Pi Day to all those math lovers out there! The Greek letter Pi (“π”) is a mathematical symbol that represents the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. This ratio is approximately 3.14159265. . . It has been calculated to over one trillion digits beyond its decimal point! Many formulas […]

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The Power of Food Cravings

Many people feel as though they are often “driven” to eat certain foods or are responding to certain body needs or cravings. Sometimes it may be due to having a craving for something your body is lacking nutritionally. Many people will mention that they begin to think about a specific food, like potato chips, and […]

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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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4 Practical Ways to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

Celebrate the holiday and still fit into your clothes come January! Here are some tricks of the trade!

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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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