Hungry? Stop Eating

We often over eat for all the wrong reasons. And those wrong reasons are learned behaviors. Mom told us to “clean your plate.” Foods, especially sweets, became rewards. Others became “comfort food” when we are distressed. Please visit the link below for more information.

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https://www.acefitness.org/acefit/healthy-living-article/60/6272/why-do-we-eat-when-we-aren-t-hungry/

Fats: Not All Are Equal

We need fats in our diet. But not all types of fats and not in mass quantities. Fats supply our bodies with energy, helps us absorb nutrients, and supports brain health. However, the healthiest fats are found in plant-based foods rather than animal-based foods. Therefore, we should strive to increase the former and decrease the latter in our daily diets. Please read this short summary, linked below, for more details.

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Trade Animal Fats for Plant-Based Fats

Diet Plans: Which Is Best?

Creative diet plans are a big business. And many people (including scientists and doctors and celebrities) are jumping on the bandwagon, with their hands outstretched, trying to separate you from your money, hawking their latest iteration of “easy” weight loss. But, in fact, all of the information you need for healthful eating is readily available. For free. Visit this link for a great explanation. The conclusion: “For longer-term weight loss, people need to think about their overall diet patterns and gradually adapt to these patterns so they can stick with them.”

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http://www.livescience.com/53069-diet-weight-loss-the-best-ways-to-eat.html

Healthy Eating: Reducing Blood Pressure

Many health conditions can be mitigated with our nutrition choices. Most of us know to avoid sodium (salt) if our blood pressure is high. However, instead of repeating what we should avoid eating, here are several things to consider eating if we are hypertensive … with our doctor’s blessing, of course.

baked salmon fillet

baked salmon fillet

http://www.cheatsheet.com/health-fitness/foods-everyone-with-high-blood-pressure-should-eat.html/?a=viewall