After weeks of eating healthy at home do you throw those good habits away when eating out? If so, you're not alone. It's much easier to avoid temptation when it's not in the home. But it's not realistic or fun to eat every single meal at home. You'll want to join co-workers … [Read more...] about 31 Days to Better Health: Change Your Order
31 Days to Better Health
31 Days to Better Health: Lose that Shaker of Salt
Do you know people who salt their food without even tasting it? I’m related to a couple and it really annoys me when I’m the chef. Ironically, that was me until water retention during pregnancy broke the habit 32 years ago. Fresh whole foods don’t naturally have much sodium in … [Read more...] about 31 Days to Better Health: Lose that Shaker of Salt
31 Days to Better Health: Wash Your Hands
You see signs about hand washing in restrooms at establishments that serve food and in health care facilities. I wonder why people need a sign to tell them to perform a behavior that should be habit. There are really two reasons people should wash their hands: 1. Protect … [Read more...] about 31 Days to Better Health: Wash Your Hands
31 Days to Better Health: Eat Your Vegetables!
The phrase "eat your vegetables" seemed like a common mantra of moms everywhere. It didn't seem to work because a 2010 report by the CDC showed that 75% of Americans fail to eat two fruits a day and three vegetables daily. Besides wanting us to eat a variety of foods there are … [Read more...] about 31 Days to Better Health: Eat Your Vegetables!
31 Days to Better Health: Give Thanks
Once a year Americans and Canadians have a day designated to give thanks. But that's not often enough to think about and appreciate the good things in your life and it shouldn't be just in relation to a harvest. There have been a lot of articles and books the last few years … [Read more...] about 31 Days to Better Health: Give Thanks