Nutrition

Truvia vs Stevia: What’s Good For You?

You might have seen ‘stevia-based sweetners’ on the grocery shelves. Food companies claim they’re derived from stevia, a traditional South American plant. Pure Via vs Truvia vs stevia: what are they, and are they good for you?

Truvia and Pure Via are supposed to be the new healthy sweeteners that act like sugar but without the […]

2017-06-21T12:15:22+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Nutrition|

How Much Sugar Should I Eat?

The average American consumes 130 pounds of sugar each yearhttp://www.forbes.com/sites/alicegwalton/2012/08/30/how-much-sugar-are-americans-eating-infographic/#123894f1f718 . It’s everywhere including fruit juices, yogurt, cereals, breads and more. So you may have found yourself asking for the sake of your health “how much sugar should I eat?”

Unfortunately, the answer isn’t that simple.

According to the American Heart Association the recommended daily intake of […]

2017-06-21T14:46:04+00:00 October 23rd, 2016|Nutrition|

How to Eat an Anti­-Inflammatory Diet

Why Should I Eat an Anti-inflammatory Diet?

We need inflammation for many healing responses in the body. However, chronic inflammation is responsible for many damaging effects of common diseases. Eating well helps us balance the healing and harmful sides of inflammation. Since ancient times, inflammation has been described as redness, heat, swelling, and pain. We initially […]

2017-06-21T14:43:06+00:00 March 29th, 2016|Nutrition|

3 Food Marketing Tricks to Watch Out For

Food labels are getting tricky nowadays. I feel like staying aware of food marketing tricks takes more energy than most of us have. Food labels are supposed to keep us informed of what we eat and feed our families. In much of the world they do just that. In the US, however, there is more […]

2017-06-15T16:12:24+00:00 March 29th, 2016|Nutrition|
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