What You Should Put in Your Shopping Cart for a Healthier You

Many of us remember the good ol’ days when a hundred dollars filled two grocery carts with food for three weeks for a family of seven. We also remember the excitement of discovering new food items as product offerings grew from, e.g. a few basic breakfast cereals to a plethora of hot and cold flavors; classic recipe ingredients to pre-made, … Read More

Simple Tips to Safeguard Against the Top 10 Deadliest Diseases

Simple Tips to Safeguard Against the Top 10 Deadliest Diseases

1. Coronary Heart Disease: Killed (7.4M) in 2012, 13.2% of all deaths. / Prevention: Lower blood pressure, low fat food, eat more fish cause it’s high in Omega 3. Avoid: Red meat, Palm and Coconut oil, as well as sugar. 2. Stroke: Killed (6.7M), 11.9% of all deaths. Artery in the brain is blocked or leaks. Oxygen deprived brain cells … Read More

Maurice’s Guide to Preventing Injuries While Working Out

Whether you’re a hardcore body builder or a once in a while exerciser, it’s important to help your body not only prepare for the workouts but also recover from them. Did you know, for example, not taking the time to cool down after a strenuous workout can potentially lead to fitness injuries, heart damage, and even fainting? Have you ever … Read More

How to Save Money on Food — And Feel Good, Too!

Saving money when purchasing food can be quite a challenge; especially with so many food choices, food allergies, food modifications, and food warnings. Plus, the days of grocery shopping for meals to be shared at home is no longer the norm, with many people choosing to spend much of their hard earned dollar eating out or on the go, rather … Read More

Five chemicals to avoid in food!

Why are we all getting bigger? And why is it so hard to lose weight? If these questions were easily answered, we’d all have tiny waists, tabloids would go out of business and “diet” would go back to meaning “what a person eats” — rather than describing a multi-billion dollar industry telling people what not to eat. Part of the … Read More

Milk? Really?

It seems that the more research I do about nutrition and food related topics, the more discourage I’ve become.  Would you ever have thought that there’s silver in our milk, salad dressings and cheese?  I didn’t.  The article below will shock you because it did me.  Please note that the justification to why the food industry continues to add chemicals … Read More