I think this idea is more feasible than taxing products. However, I don’t advocate BMI as an indicator of weight status. So, what gives? I’m not sure. Weigh in, folks. Pun intended : ) Undoubtedly, taxing “unhealthy” foods will lead to a further socioeconomic gap between the rich and the poor as ... Read More about Tax the people, not the products.
I have to pat myself on the back for a wonderful, healthful meal last night. We had over three friends and I made a delicious meal and a new recipe! That’s one down for the month, and it was soooo easy! Everyone loved it! We started off the meal with romaine tossed with cucumber, tomato, sunflower ... Read More about Hats off to the chef!
After a week of training for work that left me without a refridgerator, freezer, and microwave for a week...I was ready for some new, healthy items to take with me to work next week. As much as I adore Fiber One bars, I'm getting sick of them...and as much as I love string cheese, I'm also getting ... Read More about Protein Power
After the soda tax poll, writing on this study seemed only appropriate. I am NOT justifying the partaking of ANY carbonated beverage, but for my one-a-day diet soda habit, I'll take the Splenda and leave the 160 calories for another waistline. I digress.... A study published by the Journal of ... Read More about Study says: saccharin's alright.
Foodship -- your relationship with food. Humans make more than 200 food-related decisions every day! Talk about lots of opportunities to make a wrong move! Knowing more about food, such as how it's grown and produced, can help improve our foodship. Improving our relationship with food can also help ... Read More about Improve your foodship
Americans consume, on average, 3 1/2 pounds of avocados each year -- more than double what it was 10 years ago. Hass avocados, the small, bell-shaped, basic avocado are mostly produced in California (80% of those in the US are Hass avocados from California) . And they are a fruit as they contain ... Read More about A is for Avocado!
Firstly, a huge thanks to those following my blog -- I appreciate it! I get extremely giddy over new followers, so thank you! And keep the comments coming, I love the questions and commentary. :) And on to soda tax. VERY interesting idea. I think I may like it. Kelly Brownell, professor of ... Read More about Soda Tax.
My blog followers voted on their favorite ethnic food. With a whopping 12 votes (sigh!), 1/3 of the voters chose Mexican and 1/3 chose Italian. While Mexican takes the place of #1 in my heart, GOOD Italian is a close 2nd. I figured with all this talk it may be helpful to go over some menu strategy ... Read More about Poll says: Mexican and Italian