Tag Archives: diabetes

Is Sparkling Water Healthy?

Saying that sparkling waters are popular is an understatement. Nearly 574 million gallons of sparkling water — $6.1 billion worth — were sold in the U.S. in 2016, the last full year of data, according to Beverage Marketing. And that figure was expected to reach 790 gallons and more than $8.5 million in 2017. Compare […]

The U.S. Dietary Guidelines

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans are the cornerstone of Federal nutrition policy and nutrition education activities. Since 1980, the Guidelines have been jointly issued and updated every 5 years by the Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS). The current version was issued in 2015. You can find it here.The Dietary Guidelines […]

Healthy Food Swaps

The world of food is confusing. There are conflicting messages everywhere when it comes to what and how much you should eat. I read research and listen to experts talk on podcasts every day and there are still times where I come across contradictory information within a 24-hour period!So what do I do? I just […]