Diet and Nutrition News

Carbohydrates Explained – Part 2

In Part 1 we talked about what most of us think about when we hear the word “carbs”—that is, primarily sugars and starches. Stuff like bread and potatoes, maple syrup and pure sugar. We looked at how the body breaks down and uses these kinds of carbs, and why we need...

Natural Sources of Protein that Don’t Make You Gain Weight

Natural Sources of Protein that Don’t Make You Gain Weight

Skip the BBQ, get healthier protein from these sources: Land animal sources of protein should be limited in your diet. Fish, especially the cold water fish; salmon, mackerel, tuna or herring, is a good replacement. As an added benefit, these fish contain a chemical...

Yogurt, the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

For many years, yogurt has been considered a healthy diet food. It’s popularity has increased over time and thousand of flavors and varieties are now offered. Unfortunately, in attempts to make the product more tasty and attractive, manufacturers have...

Obesity Linked to Cancer

Obesity Linked to Cancer

A new research study has found strong evidence linking obesity to cancer. Overweight women are particularly at risk. Motivation to maintain healthy weight!