Sauces: Which One Should I Choose?

It can be challenging to determine the amount of calories when eating out, especially if dishes have sauces on them.  When a restaurant has nutrition facts available, it is always best to look at them either on-line before going to the restaurant or ask to see the nutrition facts before ordering.  However, this information is […]

Drink Up to Slim Down

Something as simple as drinking two cups (16 oz) of water before meals could help with weight loss.  A recent study was done on 55-75 year olds who were classified as overweight or obese.  All individuals were instructed to follow a low-calorie/low-fat diet, and half of the individuals were also told to drink 2 cups […]

Most Americans Are Overeating Sugar, Are You?

I have written several times about the importance of limiting added sugars in the diet, and this month another article came out in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, once again confirming these recommendations.  “Added sugars” are defined as the sugar used in processed and prepared foods (i.e. sodas, cakes, ice cream) and the […]