Tag Archives: nutrition

Every Junk Food Meal Causes Damage to Arteries, Cites New Research:

8 Nov

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“Occasional” French fry eaters take note: just one junk food meal can cause damage to your arteries says new research out of the ÉPIC Center of the Montreal Heart Institute.

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TREK BARS

5 Nov

 

I am really excited about this new find as it is hard to find a good snack bar in the grocery stores in Cape Town, SA.

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Healthy Food Demands Growing in U.S. Shows New Survey

5 Nov

 

Take it with a grain of hand-harvested crystallized pink Himalayan sea salt, but Whole Foods Market—the iconic gourmet natural and organic grocery chain—is reporting that more Americans than ever are opting for natural and organic foods.

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8 Reasons To Enjoy Tasty Low Fat Smoothies

5 Nov

 

Low fat smoothies and raw fruit juices can be a healthy addition to any diet. They can be thought of as the secret weapon when it comes to healthy eating and the effort to loss weight. They provide you with a sustained level of energy and also supply your nutritional needs in terms of vitamins, minerals, protein, fiber and fatty acids.

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The true history of Dole, banana plantations, chemical pesticides and human suffering!

24 Jun

One Hundred Years of Solitude, a novel by Gabrielle Garcia Marquez, is a historical account of the fictional town Macondo. A town loosely set around his Mr. Marquez’s hometown in Aracataca, Columbia. A tale that is a social commentary of sorts on the effect of the American banana industry and the environmental, social, and physical havoc that followed it its wake.
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Ten ways to get kids to eat their veggies

5 Jun

As a parent, you might look at the government’s new nutrition icon and think, “Really?” Continue reading

Plate icon to guide Americans to healthier eating

5 Jun

The food pyramid has been dismantled in favor of a simple plate icon that urges Americans to eat a more plant-based diet. Continue reading