A super food is a food that has health benefits beyond the nutrient it provides. Here are 10 Super Foods for you to enjoy and we offer most of these on The Fresh Diet, so remember to choose these foods when making your menu selections. 1. Blueberries – Blueberries are amazing because they are low in calories, high in antioxidants which help reverse the damage of free radicals which contribute to aging, they help lower cholesterol, and fight cancer! 2. Salmon – Salmon is a great protein option to enjoy because it is high in omega 3 fatty acids, [...]
Dietary Potassium & Health benefits I read an interesting article about the many health benefits of dietary potassium in the latest issue of a Journal I like called “Today’s Dietitian” that I wanted to share. The health benefits of potassium include: • Protecting your heart • Higher potassium intake is linked with lower blood pressure • Increasing your potassium intake is associated with a 20% reduced risk of dying from any cause • Increasing your potassium intake is also associated with a 37% lower risk of death from heart disease and ischemic heart disease • Reduces risk for a stroke [...]
8 Most Absurd Currently Trendy Diets by Staci Marks America is diet-obsessed. Even though countless nutritionists and health advocates have proven time and time again that the best way to lose weight is by keeping a sensible diet and exercising regularly, we look for fast ways to drop the pounds without the trouble of a long-term lifestyle change. Each year, a new round of diet trends graze the magazines, convincing women and men alike that a thin physique can be accomplished by taking some diet pill, eating one food for every meal, or even eating a special fruit supplement that [...]
You ate for two for nine months, and you’ve been very busy since then taking care of your child. No matter where you are in your post-pregnancy stage, it’s time to retrain your body and mind to eating the right portions and foods to lose the baby weight in a healthy manner. It can be challenging to get back in shape after having a child, and in no way do we endorse an overnight change. However if you implement the following suggestions over time you will be sure to see some positive change toward the results you desire. Whether you [...]
Oscar Wilde may have written The Importance of Being Earnest, but loyal Fresh Diet customer Trevor Kensey wrote his latest blog post about the earnest importance of plating your food. Even though our fresh, gourmet meals are delivered to his door each day in small plastic containers that would be quite easy to eat out of, Trevor makes the extra effort to actually plate the food and try to make it look as nice as possible.
Washington (CNN) — Counterfeit capsules of the diet drug Alli that are sold online can pose a serious health risk to some users, a research director from the Food and Drug Administration said Saturday.
The FDA warned consumers this week that fake versions of the over-the-counter drug are being sold, mainly on online auction sites.
Consumers over the years have been preprogrammed to see larger and larger portions for their money. And now it’s to the point of being an epidemic that is causing our nation to be more and more obese.
It’s so bad that if a restaurant tried to serve “normal” portions of meals, they wouldn’t be in business very long.
Face it; we consume way too much food than we need in order to keep our bodies running correctly. So what can you do about it? The Fresh Diet delivers an answer
Originally I was going to title this article: The Great Salad Lie. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard people say, “I’m trying to lose weight, I’ll just have a salad”. Now don’t get me wrong, salads can be a great method of weight loss – at least in theory. A good salad can be packed with vegetables, beans and other legumes, lean meats and more, but…