December 15, 2014
Have you noticed the growing popularity of this up and coming super food? Now advertised and served at nearly every restaurant, avocados can be added to just about every dish, but I’m not complaining!
Avocado is a fruit and has a flavor and texture that works well with just about anything. It is packed with nutrients and has a nickname of the “alligator pear”, given its thick, bumpy skin. It has grown very popular in the American diet because of the high nutritional content it packs.
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June 28, 2013
People are constantly being told that “Fats are bad”, and many people will spend lots of time and money to completely rid their diet of fat. The truth is, that we need fats. Fat is actually necessary for you to lose weight. It all depends on the source of food you are getting it from!
The fats to avoid are trans fats and saturated fats. These fats are often found to be culprits in packaged foods such as french fries, margarine, cake mixes, and Ramen noodles. These fats will raise LDL (bad... Read More
February 25, 2013
school in the spring semester can be quite draining for any student. Going from
a cozy house, filled with family and friends to waking up at early hours and
trekking across campus in below freezing temperatures can tire even the most
active person. To even hold your head up you might buy two or three coffees a
day. Before you go and purchase that fourth cup, think twice about what other
healthy alternatives are out there to help wake you up! There are many foods
available that will... Read More