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Serving size vs portion size

Healthy eating includes making healthful food choices, which means knowing what and how much you eat. Do you know the difference between serving and portion sizes? While the terms serving and portion often are used interchangeably, they actually mean different things. A “serving” is the continue

5 tips for a better breakfast

Your mother always said “breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” and she wasn’t entirely wrong. Breakfast can provide import fuel to start your day, prevent you from being overly hungry later, and even help to reduce cravings for unhealthy foods. However, what continue

5 most important nutrients and where to find them

The following are five nutrients that we can’t live without. Combined with water intake, these nutrients can provide your body the perfect recipe for a healthy life. Eating a variety of healthy foods, as well as balancing out your meals by providing protein, carbohydrates, and healthy continue

Three numbers and 4 tips everyone should know

Are you overwhelmed by daily decisions about what to eat, how much to eat, how much you should be exercising and what you can do to stay healthy?  With smartphones, electronics, and the internet, it’s easy to become confused about what to focus on.  It continue

It Takes a Team to Manage Obesity

Each year, many men and women resolve to lose weight and get in shape. Some people fight their weight on a daily basis. What makes losing and keeping weight off so difficult?  To answer the question, you need to understand the causes of weight gain continue