The Harvard School of Public Health — Healthy Plate

Sunday, May 11th, 2014

healthy-eating-plate-web575The Healthy Eating Plate was created by Harvard Health Publications and nutrition experts at the Harvard School of Public Health.  It offers more specific and more accurate recommendations for following a healthy diet than “MyPlate,” developed by the U.S. Department of agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Service.  In addition, the Healthy Eating Plate is based on the most up-to-date nutrition research, and its is not influenced by the food industry or agriculture policy.  [Click graphic for full size pdf]

A Caution for Yogurt Lovers!

Monday, May 5th, 2014

It’s worth taking a minute to read this Natural News article on why and what we need to watch for when buying yogurt.  Reading the label is important, and Organic is a must here.  Additionally, watch the number of “servings per container” on the label.  You may find out that it’s more than one serving per container, and you’ll need to multiply the calories you’re consuming accordingly. http://www.naturalnews.com/044989_conventional_yogurt_junk_food_chemical_ingredients.html