We Consume Larger Portions

This graphic supported by the CDC (Center for Disease Control) helps depict why we have an obesity problem in the U.S. Larger portion sizes are clearly part of the problem as consumers continue to demand more food for their dollar and restaurants compete to meet that demand.

Staying Hydrated While Running or Biking

With the hot summer months upon us I thought this would be a good time to revisit proper fluid intake amounts during a run or bike workout. A general recommendation is 16 to 30 oz (480-890 ml) of water per hour. Optimum intake is going to vary per individual, but...

Kale Chips

I love them, my wife likes them, and my daughter has cautiously tasted them. Kale has come back to public attention as a superfood because it packs a punch of Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin, K, Calcium, Potassium, Copper, Manganese, I3C (Indole-3-Carbinol), Lutein, and...

Simple Avocado Tacos

Avocados contain high amounts of healthy fat and fiber which give you a high level of satiety. Translation…they taste darn good and you won't feel the need to snack afterwards. You only need 5 ingredients: 2 Medium Avocados 1 cup Heart of Romain Lettuce (finely...

Book Review: The Omnivore’s Dilemma

What a strange title. That's what I thought when I first received this book as a gift, but after the first chapter I was hooked. What is the Omnivore's Dilemma? As omnivores we are faced with a plethora of food choices everyday. Unlike the cow, which is meant to only...

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