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Nutrition Beliefs Vs. Nutrition Facts

By | October 2nd, 2015|Nutrition, Wellness Facts, Wellness Tips|

Discerning what is truly healthy these days and what is only posing as healthy can be a constant battle for the everyday consumer.  Unless one has education within the nutrition field or has spent quality time reading a variety of books and studies, plus has had personal experiences from which to learn, the odds can be stacked against us.  For example, the debate over whole fat versus non-fat or low-fat still causes misunderstanding for many. [...]

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Fact Friday!

By | August 1st, 2014|Wellness Facts|

Food for Thought: You would have to walk the length of a football field in order to burn the calories eaten from just one M&M! Eat the entire bag and you would have to walk the length of a football field 53 times.   

Fact Friday!

By | July 25th, 2014|Wellness Facts|

Mediation counteracts stress related brain changes, decreases anxiety and fear and increases memory and cognitive abilities.

Fact Friday!

By | July 18th, 2014|Uncategorized, Wellness Facts|

It only takes an extra 100 calories each day to gain a total of 10 pounds in a year! Those calories can add up quickly. Be mindful of your choices! 

Fact Friday!

By | July 11th, 2014|Nutrition, Wellness Facts|

If you cut out just one 20-ounce soda each day for a year, you’ll save 91,000 calories and 108 cups of sugar!

Fact Friday!

By | June 20th, 2014|Uncategorized, Wellness Facts|

In the morning eating an apple will keep you more awake than drinking a cup of coffee. Fructose (a natural sugar) in apples can provide you with an energy boost equivalent to that of a cup of coffee. Give it a try the next time you feel in need for an energy boost!