Picturing How Much Sugar is in Foods

The average American eats an astonishing 150 pounds (68kg) of sugar every year. We get quite a bit from sodas and desserts, of course, but sugar also finds its way into all kinds of foods, and there’s often a lot more there then you might expect. Next time you’re...

TIPS- Dining Out

• When restaurant portions are huge, save half for tomorrow. You won’t be stuffed & can enjoy your delicious meal twice! • When you eat out, skip the starch & double the veggies. You can save at least 200 calories. • At restaurants, make a meal of one...

Six Strategies for Healthier Grocery Shopping

  1) Most people don’t eat enough fiber, so add more fruits, vegetables, beans and whole grain products to your shopping cart. Check out the fiber content on cereals, breads, and grains. A food with at least 5 grams per serving is a good source of fiber. 2)...