The connection between… Insufficient Sleep & Junk Food Cravings

The connection between… Insufficient Sleep & Junk Food Cravings

You know the drill, you toss and turn all night, with one eye on the clock counting the hours – then minutes until it’s time to get up. An alarming number of American adults (about one-third) rarely, if ever, get the recommended 7 – 8 hours of sleep a night – as many as forty percent of us get six or fewer hours. Beside the obvious risks of drowsy driving, Read more »
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May 16, 2016
Making a Difference in MS – THE SOCIETY OF ST. ANDREW: Gleaning a Generous Harvest

Making a Difference in MS – THE SOCIETY OF ST. ANDREW: Gleaning a Generous Harvest

According to the USDA, 27 percent of all the food produced each year in the U.S. is lost (or wasted) at the retail, consumer, and food service levels. That turns out to be nearly 1.5 tons of food per year for every man, woman, and child in the United States who faces hunger. To put it another way, we throw away about 263 million pounds of food every single day! Read more »
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May 16, 2016
Berries: So Verry Good & Good for You

Berries: So Verry Good & Good for You

The period from late spring to mid-summer is the perfect time to enjoy some of Mother Nature’s most perfect foods…berries. There is a powerhouse of nutrition in these peewee fruits that it is hard to beat for everything from aiding weight loss to bone health and controlling blood sugar, and from heart health to easing arthritis pain and cancer prevention. This time of year fresh strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries Read more »
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May 16, 2016
Maximize your Mid-Day Metabolism A Week of Healthy Lunches

Maximize your Mid-Day Metabolism A Week of Healthy Lunches

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RDN, CSSD, LD By midday does a growling belly and sluggish mind prompt you to ask, “What’s for lunch?” Taking time to eat a well-balanced meal in the middle of daily chaos can provide the energy you need to better manage an over-scheduled afternoon and prevent fatigue. Think of lunch as the second most important meal of the day, with breakfast remaining number one. The problem with most Read more »
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May 16, 2016
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