Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Start the Day right - Readers Digest

Think you've read it all? so do I, but I found some really good ideas in this article on how to start your day right.

27 Ideas for a Healthier Breakfast: The Breakfast Routine | Get Motivated | Reader's Digest
Not only is breakfast the first food and drink your body has had in more than 8 hours, but studies find that what you eat for breakfast influences what you eat the rest of the day. Additionally, people who eat breakfast are significantly less likely to be obese and have diabetes than those who don't.

The most important tip we can give you is to eat breakfast every day. Without exception. This one action alone can make a huge, positive difference in your health. But a doughnut or oversized muffin won't do it. The key is to choose energy-enhancing, health-invigorating foods. That's what we'll focus on in the tips ahead.

Monday, May 04, 2009

Shocking photo of Sugar in Soft drink

Sugar Stacks - How Much Sugar Is in That?
Would you eat a stack of 16 sugar cubes?

A label can tell you there are 39 grams of sugar in your soda, but what does that much sugar look like?