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The term “slow food” has rapidly hit the nation as being a hot, new, and sustainable trend. “Slow Food” is defined as eating and supporting food from local sources that are also environmentally friendly. The concept behind slow food encourages people to learn how to enjoy food that supports the local community and the environment….
Instead of asking your dinner guest to pass the salt, try asking him to pass the herbs. Cooking herbs, that is. Sodium has been a salty topic. Recently with the revised 2010 dietary guidelines, Americans are recommended to eat less and less salt. The current recommendations are 1500 milligrams and no more than 2300 milligrams…
The New 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans continues with section #3 & #4. Check out how the official guidelines continue to coincide with the Eating Free philosophy. #3. Foods & Nutrients To Increase The Dietary Guidelines discussed the importance of consuming various fruits and vegetables along with a diversity of whole grains in order to…
Last month, the USDA released the New 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Four main sections were discussed and all four sections follow the Eating Free philosophy. Check out section #1 & #2 in this blog. Section #3 & #4 will be discussed next week: #1. Balance Calories with Food & Beverages to Manage Weight. The…
By now you’ve heard me tell you a few times about why it’s so important to eat throughout the day. Here are a few more sensible snack ideas for the sake of variety: One ounce whole grain crackers (Ak-Mak or Wasa brand) and two wedges of light Laughing Cow creamy cheeses. One apple and two…
Ingredients 5 c. water 8 c. vegetable broth 4 cups green split peas, rinsed 2 c. finely chopped onion 1/3 c. fresh minced garlic 2 tsp smokey spicy paprika 3 TB. Olive oil 12 ounces diced Canadian bacon (add as garnish) 2 c. finely chopped carrot 2 c. thinly sliced celery 1 TB freshly ground…
Hopefully, most of you have the day off and are able to use some time to prepare for the upcoming week. Reinforce the healthy habits you’re developing by having good foods around you from which to choose. Break the cycle of eating junk by being prepared. And remember: Every week is a new week, so…
Did you overdo it yesterday? It’s okay! Don’t worry. It’s not the end of the world! The great thing about Eating Free is to remember that your body works on a weekly average—not daily, your weight will not change because ONE day of overeating. So today is a new day and follow these 7 steps: Go back to…
Though it seems like a lot, the videos assigned for today will take just a few minutes to watch and will provide you with usable information about categorizing foods as well as with an overview of some recommendations from each group. Don’t forget to keep track of what you eat, and remember that the foods…
HAPPY HALOWEEN! Don’t eat breakfast Only eat one meal per day Go to the supermarket very hungry Eat out at restaurants for all your meals Eliminate carbohydrates completely Don’t ever eat fruits and vegetables Don’t drink any water and make sure your urine looks like ice tea