Tag: healthy diet

The New Dietary Guidelines for boys and men; Less sugar, protein and more.

The New Dietary Guidelines for boys and men; Less sugar, protein, and more. What should we eat?  If you have followed the food pyramids, and all the other government-sanctioned ideas, and look around us, Americans are heavier than ever and more people than ever are diabetic (1) according to the CDC.  That’s almost 10 percent of the public with perhaps 30% having never been diagnosed. This is worse than many developed nations and the way we eat, and what we eat in the USA have been responsible for much of this, and the cost of caring for diabetics is rising Read More »

How to maintain healthy eating habits in restaurants.

How to maintain healthy eating habits in restaurants. When preparing food at home, it is easier to control your calories and food quality than in most restaurants. For many of us, the real eye-opener is the restaurants that are now listing the calories of what we eat and what we were consuming before without knowing it. That burger with fries and a milkshake may actually have a full day of food calories; is it no wonder we gait weight and cannot keep it off. Now, more restaurants and diners are savvier about what they eat, the calorie count of what Read More »