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Making healthy food choices on a budget can be a challenge, but it’s possible to eat well without spending a lot of money or time. Consider these tips to eat better, save time, and stretch your food dollars.
We hear about vegetables’ importance to health all the time, but many children and adolescents still don’t eat even one serving a day.
A healthy diet doesn’t have to be expensive. Start by planning meals and making a grocery list ahead of time to take charge of what you eat. Follow these tips while grocery shopping to help you and your entire family make healthy food choices.
Eating the right foods to control your blood sugar means being prepared and planning ahead. If you choose wisely and watch how much you eat at a buffet, you can have a delicious meal and feel good too.
The way you cook for a person with diabetes is the way you should cook for the whole family. By cutting down the fat, sugar, and sodium in recipes, you lower everyone’s risk for diabetes and other chronic diseases.
Even though we know commercially-prepared meals often aren’t the most healthful, we choose them for convenience. But there are ways to cook nutritious meals quickly and easily.
Foods with a low GI are digested and absorbed more slowly, causing a more gradual rise in blood sugar and preventing rapid spikes in insulin levels.
For many years, research found that one person in each family called the Gatekeeper controls the majority of food purchased and eaten by all family members. Now some question whether cultural changes are removing gatekeepers’ power.
When people manage to cut calories substantially at one meal, often they offset that reduction by overeating later that day or the next day. But now, new research at Pennsylvania State University has identified two strategies you can use to significantly lower your calorie intake for two days without feeling hungry.
The frozen food section of the grocery store contains foods ranging from pizza and snack foods to traditional meat-loaf-and-mashed-potato dinners to meals targeted at people with health concerns including weight loss, heart health and vegetarian eating.
Experts say the real reason behind the success, and ultimately the failure, of many weight loss diets is that their limited variety of foods and flavors makes people so bored with the food that they eat less and lose weight.
Food labels now list the amount of trans fat in foods. Consumers, however, need to develop some strategies to use this new information effectively. Learn about trans fat and incorporate these simple strategies as you choose what to eat.
Even when some people dine alone, they have the company of four or more internal voices. These people don’t suffer from mental illness. Their brains are merely replaying conflicting and possibly negative messages about what to eat and how much.
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