The ABC’s of Eating Well…Part "G"

Letter G Grapes, Grapefruit, and Greens! Oh My! I could not for the life of me pick between these three nutritional powerhouses! All three of these foods should be a regular part of your eating plan….if not on a daily, then at the very least a few-servings-per-week basis. Here’s why: Grapes: What, pray tell, do […]

The ABC’s of Eating Well…. Part "F"

Letter F Without hesitation, I knew off the bat that F had to be reserved for FIBER! Healthy adults need 25 or more grams of the stuff to keep us and our GI systems healthy and happy; and minimize our risk of developing cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and becoming overweight. One type of fiber, called insoluble, […]

The ABC’s of Eating Well…. Part "E"

When I sat down to think about what I was going to write for E I immediately thought of eggs! Scrambled, sunny-side up, over-easy, in a quiche, frittata or omelet…Eggs are a tasty, economical choice for good quality protein. Although they’ve gotten a bad rap over the years for being high in dietary cholesterol, most […]

The ABC’s of Eating Well…. Part "D"

Don’t know about you, but I enjoyed a heaping plate of cruciferous veggies last night (in the form of roasted broccoli)! Make sure you get in a variety of cruciferous veggies (bok choy, broccoli, cabbage, kale, cauliflower, etc) at least twice per week. Now onto “D”Vitamin D Vitamin D has gotten a lot of hype […]

The ABCs of Eating Well…. Part "C"

Hopefully you did well with “B” – Berries that is! Pop ’em in your mouth, toss into salads, mix into yogurt, or whirl in a smoothie. Whichever way you choose, I hope you are reaping the health rewards that berries lend…while enjoying their sweet flavor. And if you didn’t get a chance to make that […]