Tag Archive: diet

Aug 23 2013

The Fake Thing

New rule (as Bill Maher would say): If you make billions of dollars a year selling unhealthy food, you don’t get to tell us to work out. It was one thing when Cookie Monster began telling kids to eat vegetables. Cookie Monster doesn’t earn a living by selling cookies, and vegetables are a fantastic alternative …

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Jul 24 2013

Eat real: Too many diets are about hype, not health.

Is it just my friends, or is nearly everyone on an absurd diet these days? One friend says she’s on a “primal” diet. She’s trying to eat like cavemen and will devour wild game when she can get it. Another goes on a month-long “detox” fast each year. Somehow, he survives on nothing but lemonade …

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Apr 17 2012

Cleaning the junk out your diet

By Caty Millburg- Nutrition Expert Eating healthy all the time can be extremely challenging for many individuals.  It is especially challenging when we have spent years allowing ourselves to give into our every temptation.  This struggle comes from the very inner desire for the perfect mixture of sugar, salt, and fat.  The sugar adds sweetness, …

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Apr 03 2012

Are you BalanceD? The importance of water

Are you BalanceD? By Caty Millburg- Nutrition Expert             How much pure water do you get a day?  Chances are it is not enough to keep your body at full functionality.  In fact, water makes up for more than half of the body’s weight.  Body water acts in many areas of the body including lubricating …

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Mar 27 2012

Shaking the salt habit

By Caty Millburg-Nutrition Expert             Salt has become a dirty word for many individuals recently, but how much do we really know about why sodium and salt have such a negative connotation?  Although many American diets consist of excess sodium intake, there is in fact a certain amount that our bodies need, and there is …

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Mar 20 2012

The role of vitamins

By Caty Millburg, Nutrition Expert We are all aware that we need vitamins in order to maintain a healthy body, but what are vitamins and where can we get them in our food?  Vitamins are natural chemical structures found in a wide array of food that help the body perform normal metabolic functions such as …

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Mar 15 2012

The key to glycemic index

By Caty Millburg Many of you may be asking yourselves, “What can I do to eat healthier?”.  There are so many different resources available out there and it seems like they are all saying something different, so who is right?  It can be hard to filter through the information, but referring to several sources including …

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Feb 28 2012

Are you BalanceD?

By Caty Millburg Nutrition Expert The time to make a difference in your health is now!  With the current rate of obesity and obesity related diseases in the United States, our country is in need of a healthy lifestyle overhaul. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), East Texas is no exception.  In 2008 …

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