by William Winch
Each year, more that 300 new junk foods are introduced to the marketplace. Compare that to the 10 new health foods that are introduced each year, and you can see why America has an obesity epidemic. How can a person successfully stay on a healthy weight loss program with so many junk... Read More
When it comes to carbs and weight loss, you'll find dozens of conflicting opinions on how many carbs you should consume each day, when you should eat them and what types of carbs you need to include in your daily meal plan. Understanding how carbs play a role in your diet can be confusing, but once you understand some simple principles about how the body uses and stores calories from carbohydrates and what you need to do to avoid gaining weight... Read More
A bowl of cereal can be a great way to start the day. However, not all cereals are created equally. Some cereals are so loaded with sugar that they are bowls of candy in disguise. The more a box of cereal resembles a box of cookies or candy, the less nutrition it's likely to have, even if it's fortified.
With the many options in the supermarket, picking a healthy cereal can feel like mission... Read More
It seems like new babies reach milestones faster than new parents can keep up, so you might be wondering when your baby will be ready to start eating solid foods, like rice cereal and baby food. There are a few characteristics to look for in your baby around 3 or 4 months of age. Until this age, your baby gets enough nutrition from breast milk or formula. Remember premature babies sometimes develop later than full-term babies, so... Read More