Archive for Category: "Eat This, Not That"

Does clear food packaging make you feel healthier?

Does clear food packaging make you feel healthier?

Although transparent packaging is surprisingly hard to make, it seems to be the new way to go for big snack and food companies. So much has to be considered by the manufacturer and packaging supply chain; food makers need to adjust recipes with visibility in mind (fruit pieces big enough to be seen in yogurt [&hellip

Eggs…the perfect food!

Eggs…the perfect food!

I just love eggs!  They are the perfect food.  When I was a vegan for a million years, THIS was the one thing I missed.  It wasn’t cheese or bacon like most vegans lament over,  it was the perfect egg. I can eat an egg everyday, with anything!  The only way I won’t eat one [&hellip

Color War

Color War

Here are some guidelines from the USDA on what the pigment of your produce can provide you nutritionally.  For the five daily servings needed, just mix and match from the color sections.  One serving equals 1 cup raw or 1/2 cup cooked

Meat Markings

Meat Markings

  What the heck do all of these labels mean on the meat?  What are the best ones to eat overall?  These are all questions that we ask ourselves when we see labels such as, “Air-Chilled,” or “Raised Without Antibiotics.”  But what do they all mean and which will taste the best and be the [&hellip

Eat Organic?

Eat Organic?

If you don’t want to spend all of your money buying organic food, what are the best produce choices to make? The DIRTIEST Fruits! The top six fruits that you should definitely buy organic are: 1)    Peaches- they have the highest pesticide quantity of any fruit or vegetable. 2)    Apples- second most pesticide-ridden fruit 3)    [&hellip

The Deep Freeze!

The Deep Freeze!

Freezing seasonal food can be a great way to enjoy it during the Winter months. Here are some things you should know about how to freeze your food or what frozen food is best to buy. * Fresher doesn’t always mean healthier!- Sometimes frozen foods can be much cheaper and healthier than fresh! One study [&hellip

Salad Bar Survival Guide

Salad Bar Survival Guide

Everything looks so fresh and good for you at the salad bar – but it could be hazardous to your waist line and more! * The Dressing- It’s one of the easiest ways to add way too much fat and calories to your salad. Think color. White dressings (ranch, blue cheese, caesar) -very bad. Orange [&hellip

Fish

Fish

You are hearing from everyone to eat more fish.  But do you know which kind is the healthiest?    *  Wild Alaskan Salmon- EAT THIS!  with 1,253 mg of Omega-35, 18g of Protein, and low in contaminants & Environmentally friendly, this is the fish to buy.   *  Farmed Rainbow Trout is up there too with 838mg [&hellip

STOP EATING PROCESSED, NONORGANIC RED MEAT!

STOP EATING PROCESSED, NONORGANIC RED MEAT!

Yoga Bean Magazine and Studios just recently showed a screening of the movie “King Corn” at our studio in Pennsylvania. This is a documentary about two graduate students that, after getting samples of their hair broken down into its molecular components and finding out it was mostly made up of corn, decide to rent an [&hellip