Day: December 1, 2010

Watch Your Fish

Watch Your Fish Fish with Highest and Lowest Mercury Levels   Highest Lowest tilefish swordfish mackerel shark white snapper tuna salmon flounder sole tilapia trout Source: Mercury levels in seafood species. U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Office of Seafood, May, 2001.   Higher levels of mercury found in …

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Can a High-Protein Diet Help You Lose Weight?

Low-carb diets are last year’s news, but high-protein diets are emerging as the latest aid in weight control. That’s because emerging research has hinted that protein may be able to satisfy hunger better than either fats or carbohydrates. Our clinical experience has verified that protein is best at satisfying hunger cravings. It also helps build …

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Healthy Hints for the Holidays (and non-holidays).

Eat a rainbow of colors and plenty of whole grains. Colorful produce and whole grains contain complex carbohydrates, a wealth of disease-fighting phytonutrients, very few calories, and virtually no fat. Fruits and vegetables are chock full of fiber, vitamins C, A, and K, folate, and potassium. The deeper the color, the richer the nutrients and …

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