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Posts from March, 2010

Read Before Every Meal

  • 29th March 2010 |
  • Author: Iris

Read before every meal.    This week, check nutrition labels before you eat.    And don’t be fooled by a low calorie count!    Look at serving size and number of servings per package..

Make a List – Discuss Your Risk

  • 22nd March 2010 |
  • Author: Iris

Stay one step ahead.    This week, make a list of diseases that run in your family.    Next time you see your doctor, discuss your risk and recommended screenings. Just last evening, I spoke, at length, with one of my cousins who suffers from diabetes. She is now receiving dialysis treatments three times a week because

Tip: Visit The Emerald Isle. In the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, visit the produce section of your local market and stock up on lots of green! Try to incorporate some green veggies into every dish this week. Spinach is one of the best foods you can eat. It’s a nutritional powerhouse that’s loaded with

Tip: Capitalize on commercials. Make the most of TV time this Monday. Challenge your family and see who can do the most jumping jacks or leg lifts during commercials. You can take it a step further (pardon the pun) and do squats and donkey kicks while you’re in the kitchen preparing dinner or a snack.

Tip: Snack smarter. Start your week by doing the Monday 2000! Stay within the recommended 2000 calorie limit by snacking on fruits, vegetables and low-fat cheese. Recommended daily calorie intake is very important because if you burn more calories than you consume, you will lose weight. You control the amount of food you consume daily.

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