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Chia Seed Savvy

Not much bigger than a grain of pepper, these little seeds may become your new best friend. There versatile, nutritious and are a great weight loss aide. Here are the facts: 1 tablespoon contains 40 calories, 3 grams of protein and no sodium. They are also a sources of calcium, soluble fiber and Omega3  fatty acids and antioxidants. From a health perspective, including chia seeds in your diet may help you keep blood sugars more stable, reduce your appetite by keeping you feeling full longer, this may, in turn, help you with weight loss. The soluble fiber may also help [...]

By |2017-01-24T15:39:28+00:00January 24th, 2017|nutrition, weight loss|0 Comments

There’s More to Losing Weight than Counting Calories

At www.eatright.org, the official site of the American Dietetic Association, fellow dietitians remind us that there is more to losing weight than just counting calories. There are a number of ways I could expand on this thought. In keeping with ADA's National Nutrition Month Theme "Eat Right with Color", I will address the importance of variety and color when trying to lose weight. My favorite part of my Transform Your Grocery Cart supermarket tour is the time we spend in the produce aisle.  Here, I explain how choosing a variety of fruits and veggies, including a wide spectrum of colors, [...]

By |2011-03-02T04:43:08+00:00March 2nd, 2011|Uncategorized|5 Comments