Five Tips for Cutting Your Sugar Intake

• Read Nutrition Labels. This is really the first step in reducing your sugar intake for a couple of reasons. First, sugar comes in many forms, so you’ll want to read your ingredients list carefully for words other than just “sugar” – sucrose, glucose, dextrose,...

Six Restaurant Diet Traps – Don’t Fall In!

When you’re trying to control your calories, you may feel as if it’s best to stay away from restaurants altogether. The menu descriptions can tempt you to eat something you shouldn’t, portions are often too large, and it can be difficult to know exactly how many...

TIPS for Energy and Metabolism

• You would have to swim nonstop for an hour to burn off the calories in a slice of pecan pie. • You’d need to swim nonstop for 90 minutes to burn off the calories in a typical coffeehouse cinnamon roll. • After the age of 50, calorie needs decline about 1% per year....