Nutrition: Dash For Your Health

The DASH eating plan is not really a “diet” per se. Because it does not require special (often expensive) foods or supplements or preparation. The plan incorporates—in a healthful way—normal, every-day groceries from your store-of-choice. Originally developed to reduce hypertension (high blood pressure), the DASH eating plan has been shown to be beneficial in reducing blood sugar levels and other lifestyle ailments. Follow this link for more details.

https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/dash-eating-plan

Nutrition: Got Milk?

Milk is an often overlooked nutritious food source by many of us. But it is chock full of macro- and micro-nutrients. However, many of the currently fashionable milks (e.g., almond, rice, coconut, etc.) are nutritionally insufficient. Review the very brief discussion at this link for a comparison of the milk brands available. BTW … run away from cockroach milk. Yes—it is a thing.

https://cooperaerobics.com/Health-Tips/Nutrition-Bites/Are-You-Choosing-the-Right-Milk.aspx

Nutrition: Quest For The Perfect Diet

Unless prescribed by a doctor for a specific condition, we do not need diets. We need nutrition. We are often influenced by family and friends to try the latest fad diets because it works great for them. But, as discussed in the article linked below, not everyone enjoys the same results. Our body chemistry is unique to us. That is why it is difficult to declare a universal “best diet” that works for all.

https://apnews.com/f7ea2e42bf3a4892a8403b90fe02d1c4

Nutrition: Beware Those Miracle Diets

As the new year dawns, many of us begin resolutionizing our health and wellness plans. However, before latching onto the latest diet craze, let us review the well-informed advice in the link below on diet dangers to watch out for. Our best advice: most of us don’t actually need diets, we need nutrition.

https://joe-cannon.com/diet-warning-signs/