I found this article at Sign on San Diego. It is a geat article on the value of these "other" egg products that we see in stores. I only eat eggs on the weekend when I am hungry for a bigger breakfast with the kids and have always wanted to know more about these eggs. I bought them once and they tasted like eggs but just never bought them again... Remember the days when shopping for eggs was just a question of large or jumbo? The Emergence of 100 Types of Eggs Today's supermarkets present … [Read more...] about Eggs in a box instead of a carton
Fats are always looked at as a negative in a diet...well in almost all diets anyway, as Atkins tends to think that they are OK. The reason that most people try to avoid fats is that they tend to be less of a priority for your body to metabolize; the body would rather metabolize the carbohydrates and then Fat or Protein. Another issue with fat is the number of calories per gram, a gram of fat has 9 calories as opposed to Protein and carbohydrates which have 4 calories per gram. So your body … [Read more...] about Fats in your diet – What To Eat What to Avoid
We all have the best of plans when we walk into a grocery store but sadly once we get in and through the aisles there are lots of sifferent choices that we have to make. Some of these choices are good or bad, and often it is hard to decide which choice is best. I found the following article that is a must read before you next go to the grocery store: Some Healthier Choices at Your Grocery Store Some Healthier Choices at Your Grocery Store Here are a few changes you can make the next time … [Read more...] about Healthier choices at the Grocery Store
Glucosamine with Chondroitin is an excellent supplement for joint health. Its function is to draw fluid into the joint and lubricate it. Please check with your doctor if you are currently on any medications before taking it. Glucosamine, chondroitin sulfate, and MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) occur naturally in the body. Where do Glucosamine and Chondroitin Come From? The glucosamine used in supplements is typically derived from the shells of crabs although a corn source is also … [Read more...] about Glucosamine with Chondroitin
Breads and Vegetables? What do these have in common? Not much. The reason that we want to consider these two staples of a diet is for opposite reasons. Are All Carbohydrates bad? Breads are a nightmare for many people trying to cut down on the carbs in their diet. There is good reason to cut the carbs as most people are taking in to many carbs in the first place. In saying that cutting down carbs is good I am not writing about a zero carb policy like with the Atkins diet but instead just … [Read more...] about Breads and Vegetables Evil or Good?