Healthy, Great Tasting Food Alternatives

The next time you visit the grocery store, take the time to stop by the produce section.  Instead of searching the snack cake aisle for your children’s snacks, try an apple, or orange, or banana. Fruits and vegetables are a great place to start.  There are so many...

Fruit, Vegetables and Health

As a teen, most of us don’t even care if we’re eating right, or begin to understand the implications of poor eating habits.  As we age, however, we do begin to notice the effects of improper exercise, poor eating habits, and how they affect our health.  Today, as the...

Eating Habits: What We Learn as We Live

It’s 7:00 am, and you’re late for work.  You decide to just simply skip breakfast, and have a snack later, around mid-morning.  Your kids decide they don’t want breakfast, either. Lunchtime arrives and you’re just not that hungry.  Maybe a quick snack bar, a diet...

Advertising vs. Good  Eating Habits

I know we talk a lot about the effect of our eating habits on our general health, what we don’t mention is the effect television and advertising have had on our eating habits.  Until the advent of television, people simply ate what was available in their locality for...

The ABC’s of Eating

The ABC’s of Eating would be a great title for an education course that addresses all of the food groups, the benefits and detriments of those groups and how to ascertain what our individual needs are from each category. That doesn’t seem like such a difficult...