We're entering the Sugar Season. It begins at Halloween, continues through Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas, and might not end until perhaps Valentines Day. Candy. Pies. Cakes. Cookies. Sugar, in all its forms. What's a wanna-be healthy eater to do? Make a plan. What's Wrong with Sugar? Americans are eating and drinking too much added sugar, which is sugar or syrup added to … [Read more...] about Survive the Sugar Season
Got a headache? Drink water. Think you're hungry? Drink water. Feel lightheaded, dizzy, or brain foggy? Drink a glass of water. Water may not fix your problem, but it's a good start. Because most of us don't get enough of it. U.S. youth in 2005-2010 drank an average of 15 ounces of water per day, and U.S. adults drank an average of 39 ounces of water per day. That's according to the … [Read more...] about Step 21: Go Drink a Glass of Water
If you've got a soda habit you can't kick, try crowding it out. It can feel overwhelming, depressing, and impossible to think about giving up your favorite soft drink altogether. So start with a smaller change. Add different, healthier beverages to your routine. And find some new-to-you beverages that nourish your body, leave you feeling better, and reduce the number of times you reach for the … [Read more...] about Got a Soda Habit You Can’t Kick?