Nutrition: Control Those Cravings

Food cravings are the bane of healthful eating plans. Once we learn to control our cravings—and make no mistake, we all have them—we are well on our way to a healthy lifestyle. Click this link for a few tips to get these urges under control.

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Be Alert: Unhealthy Processed Foods to Avoid

So many of the foods available on our local grocers’ shelves today are industrially processed concoctions. Even those which are not technically processed often are artificially stuffed with alarming doses of harmful additives. This article not only identifies a few common, unhealthy foods, it offers healthier alternatives to consider instead.

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7 Unhealthy Everyday Foods: Processed and Problematic

Added Sugar: Avoid the Poison

We need carbohydrates in our daily nutrition plan. But not all carbs are created equally. Added sugars, like table sugar and sugary beverages, contribute nothing to our bodies except dreaded weight gain and body fat. In fact, they are quite harmful to our health. Current nutrition guidelines recommend no more than 10% of our calorie intake to come from added sugars. But that is high. We should strive for less added sugars. Much less.
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