With so much information swirling about regarding the “proper” nutrition, it is often difficult to know what guidance to follow and what guidance to ignore. My advice: stop listening to Gym Bro at your fitness center about more protein and low carbs. Instead, visit this website for some sound information.
Many people dislike drinking water. But water is vital to our health and well-being. And it is one of the most neglected nutrients in modern nutrition plans. Check out this short article for more details.
Healthy meals are far more than just bland chicken and broccoli. Use a variety of foods and seasonings to make every healthy meal an adventure. Click this link for valuable tips going into the New Year.
A good source of protein, beans also offer a good source of fiber. Click this link for details, plus a couple of great bean recipes.
Check out this short (2½ minute) video for tips on including more whole grains and less refined grains in your family’s nutrition plan. These tips can save both time and money.
Consumed correctly, meats can be vital for our daily nutrition. Being careful to select the right types and limiting the portions, meats are healthy food choices. Oh … and eggs can be healthy, too. Use this link for details.
A serving size is not a portion size. A serving is the recommended amount of a certain food to eat. A portion is the amount of food we choose to eat. Be very wary of packaged foods. Almost all of them contain more than one serving. Read carefully the nutrition label. And divide the contents accordingly. For example, if your can of black beans contains 3 servings, separate out 3 equal-sized servings. Then, prepare 1 and save the other 2. The link here provides other guidelines for serving sizes.