Conscious eating is all the rage, with numerous movements-local first, all organic, green living, etc.-celebrating the virtues of consuming foods that are good for the body and the Earth. This is great news for American families who have an interest in following a more balanced and healthy diet, as the market for nutritious and more natural food products has grown at a staggering rate.
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So many drinks, so many calories. Beverages seem so innocuous. But like anything else that goes into your mouth, they can quickly become a major diet trap. Take soda for instance. One cup of cola has 136 calories and 9 teaspoons of sugar. An eight ounce serving of Mountain Dew is 110 calories and 31 grams of sugar. Think juices are a low-calorie choice? Not so much. A cup of apple juice is 117 calories and 27 grams. And who really... Read More