Healthy Eating Tips : Healthy Eating: Sodium & Potassium

I’d like to talk to you about sodium and potassium. This is a very important aspect of a healthydiet. We have a real problem right now with our modern diet in that it contains far toomuch sodium and not enough potassium. Just the opposite of what our ancestors ate. Andyou might think well I don’t […]

Healthy Eating Tips : Eating Healthy Snacks

Alright, let’s talk a little bit about snacks. I subscribe to the dietary plan of three mealsand two snacks per day. I think that’s important to maintain the blood sugar. You don’t wantto go more than about four or five hours tops without eating otherwise your blood sugaris going to go down. So be very […]

Healthy Eating Tips : Healthy Eating & Vegetables

Well okay let’s talk about another natural food group. And that being the vegetable foodgroup. Remember I suggested three to five servings a day. I would also suggest you shootfor the upper number. Five servings a day. We know from population studies that havethat generous amounts of vegetables and fruits in their diet, they enjoy […]

Calculate your healthy eating score

“Calculate Your Healthy Eating Score” A few years ago, a proposal was published for a healthy eating index, and I thought it might be interesting to look at the latest USDA dietary survey to see how the standard American diet is doing. The index is simple; it’s a score of 0 to 100, which simply […]

If Fructose is Bad, What About Fruit?

“If Fructose is Bad, What About Fruit?” If the fructose in sugar and high fructose corn syrup has been considered “alcohol without the buzz”, in terms of the potential to inflict liver damage, what about the source of natural fructose: fruit? Only industrial, not fruit fructose intake was associated with declining liver function. Same thing […]