Cucumber contains the highest water content of any solid food – 96.7% in fact! Delicious in salads, sliced for dipping in hummus or pesto, or pureed with yogurt, ice cubes, and a touch of mint for a cool summer soup! Celery isn’t just full of water, it’s packed with Vitamins A, C, K and Folate. It’s low on calories, but high on delicious, cool crunch. Baby carrots are … [Read more...] about Stay Cool This Summer With These Hydrating Foods
Surprise! 5 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight
You’ve eaten salad every day, tossed your ice cream in the garbage, and got the gym membership… but you aren’t losing weight. Sound familiar? It’s frustrating. You feel like the only one who can’t reach their goal. You start to feel down about yourself- you should have been stricter with your diet, you should have pushed your body farther at the gym, you should have been … [Read more...] about Surprise! 5 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight
Top 10 Food Safety Tips For Summer
Summertime means cook-outs, parties, get-togethers, and lots of food! With all that action (and all that heat) food-borne illnesses are on the rise. These tips will help keep your food, and your family, safe this summer. For starters, make sure your hands are clean. Always, always, always wash your hands before and after handling food. A simple hand washing under warm water … [Read more...] about Top 10 Food Safety Tips For Summer
Is A Bad Night’s Sleep Raising Your Blood Sugar?
You know the feeling… you wake up groggy, still drowsy, and have to force yourself out of bed to start the day. Well, not only does a bad night’s sleep affect your mood, it can also affect blood sugar. Individuals with type II diabetes are more likely to suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA.) This condition occurs when the airways become blocked during sleep breathing … [Read more...] about Is A Bad Night’s Sleep Raising Your Blood Sugar?
Processed Foods Linked To Depression In New Study
An estimated 300 million people around the world suffer with depression. Most of them do not associate their symptoms with their diets. However, science is now linking diet and depression and is finding success in using diet to help treat depression and its symptoms. Several researchers from multiple institutions conducted a study topic at Deakin University in Victoria, … [Read more...] about Processed Foods Linked To Depression In New Study