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One of the recommendations of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans is to reduce consumption of added sugar. If you are drinking a sugar-sweetened beverage or eating candy, you probably already know that they are loaded with added sugar. However, how do you tell in other products such as yogurt or canned fruit? Sure you… Continue reading »

– A follow up to this review, reflecting on the FuelBand after 26 months of use can be viewed here. About a month ago my wonderful wife gave me a Nike FuelBand, an accelerometer you wear on your wrist. I set my goal at 3000 fuel points, the recommended amount for an active, but not… Continue reading »

BBQ’d Sea Scallops with Stir-Fried Grilled Corn and Pea Shoots (423 Calories) The Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less curriculum puts significant emphasis on cooking and eating more meals at home. We emphasize it because people that cook and eat more meals at home are more likely to achieve and maintain a healthy weight than… Continue reading »

How much sodium is in turkey may seem an easy question. If you are referring to turkey luncheon meat, the answer is simple – A LOT. So much, even in lower sodium luncheon meats, that for most of us it is off the menu. However, a turkey roasted at home is OK right? Just don’t… Continue reading »