You’ve probably seen lots of recipes or videos that tout almond milk as a health food for smoothies, but that is not necessarily true if you buy it from the store. Check out the expiration date on what you have in your cupboard. Is it months away from now? Isn’t that a bit scary? How many ingredients does it have? Does it have Carrageenan listed?
Snack Attack – is snacking good or bad? There is no denying that everyone at one time or another has had a snack attack. Americans love to snack almost as much as they want to lose weight. but snacking habits are adding too many calories and too few nutrients to our diets. Views on snacking differ. Some feel that snacking is bad and that eating between meals leads to weight gain. Others believe that eating many small meals and snacks throughout the day is healthy for maintaining energy levels and optimal weight. When snacking is done “right” it keeps your energy levels up and gives you more opportunities to get in all your nutritional needs. Pay attention to your body. Listen. Observe. How do you feel before, during and after the snack? Some will work better for you than others. You are unique and your body will inform you. The […]