(CARLSBAD, CA) – Valentine’s Day…It’s the season for heart-shaped candies, chocolate truffles, and giant-sized cookies. Love is in the air, but calories are in the edible gift exchanges. And while giving a box of chocolate-covered cherries may seem like an innocent, kind-hearted gesture, the toll that excess sugar takes on our health is reason to re-think your gifts from Cupid this year.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Good news! Vitamin C may not only be good for staving off a cold, it may actually reduce your potential risk for having a stroke.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – It’s a new year. Time for resolutions. Time for making changes. And if you’re like most Americans, your goals may include dropping a few pounds. So, you stock your fridge with fresh fruits and veggies, and you tell your family of your plans to steer clear of the breadbasket. But, is that enough?
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Energy bars, power drinks, gel packs, and powder mixes. It’s a mass market for pre-workout snacks and beverages these days. But, do you really need all these? Not if you’re choosing the right foods.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – “Ho, ho ho!” “Tis the season to be jolly!” “Merry Christmas!” And “Would you like a refill on that eggnog?” The phrases of the holidays are joyful, uplifting, and … fattening!
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Vitamins. We all know that we need them. Most of us have tried Vitamin C to ward-off head colds and plenty of calcium to build strong bones. But one of the biggest superheroes in the vitamin world has been left out of the limelight, until now.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Broccoli. Cauliflower. Carrots. Fish. Foods packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. You’re careful about what you put on your plate. But, is that enough?
(CARLSBAD, CA) – You’re busy. And your jam-packed schedule often means breakfast at Starbucks or a lunchtime drive-thru at the “golden arches.” But, you don’t worry too much about the calories. After all, you didn’t supersize anything. Or did you?
(CARLSBAD, CA) – You’ve tried it all before - counted calories, joined a weight-loss group, and exercised until you could hardly walk. And even if you succeed in dropping a couple of inches, the pounds seem to come back faster than they left.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Count calories, limit carbs, cut-down on saturated fat, increase fruits and vegetables. You know all the right things to eat. But, have you ever considered how you eat?