Fast Not

by Jo-Ann Heslin, MA, RD, CDN on December 18, 2014 · 0 comments

Intermittent fasting is a diet trend that many are trying. Limiting food to just 8 hours a day, severely restricting calories a few days a week, or fasting on certain days and feasting on others are popular approaches. For many, especially women, these dieting practices often trigger intense cravings, preoccupation with food, and rebound binge … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think.   Dave’s Killer Bread is not only an intriguing product but the back story of its evolution is equally intriguing. Jim Dahl purchased a small neighborhood bakery in Portland, Oregon in 1955. Since then … Read More

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It’s hard to make a list of good or bad fish because seafood supplies change constantly and any list becomes obsolete quickly. What does remain constant are the benefits and risks of broad categories of seafood. Eat fish lower on the food chain. The levels of mercury are higher in larger fish and lower in … Read More

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Flip 2 B Fit has developed two fitness games for children aged 6- and older – Flip 2 B Fit Board Game and Bakari Playing Cards. The concept behind both is similar, to engage kids in learning and activity while playing a game. Flip 2 B Fit Board Game has 2 to 4 players spinning to select … Read More

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We are a sleep deprived nation, but study after study has shown that the quality of your sleep and the amount of hours you sleep are strongly connected to weight control. Too little sleep: Increases hunger Increases cravings for sweet and fatty foods; enough sleep cuts cravings by 62% Decreases the desire to eat healthier … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. This brand will truly surprise you – dairy-free ice cream that could rival regular ice cream in taste and texture. DF Mavens which stands for dairy-free mavens was created by Malcolm … Read More

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If you are sitting in a meeting at work and wondering if there is milk and bread at home, you are not alone. WorkPlace Impact found that over 84% of working women say they regularly or occasionally add groceries to their shopping list at work. And, 46% of women regularly purchase groceries on their way to … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. As with many small food companies, Clean, Lean and Savvy Snacks was born when the founder’s daughter was diagnosed with celiac disease. All snacks in the brand are gluten free and kosher … Read More

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Many foods, thought to be free of gluten, may actually contain ingredients that could cause a gluten-sensitive person a good deal of discomfort. Soy sauce — Traditional soy sauces are fermented with soybeans plus 40 to 60% wheat. Look for brands like San-J Tamari Gluten Free Soy Sauce which is naturally gluten-free because it is made … Read More

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We enjoy trying new kitchen gadgets. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Livliga is a line of dinnerware and glassware that helps direct the eater to select not only the correct portion size but the proportion of foods that make up a healthy meal. … Read More

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