Monday, November 15, 2010
On Thanksgiving we’ll be celebrating with loving company and delicious food. Why not add to the fun with an after-dinner family stroll? The combination of exercise and fresh, crisp autumn air will be just what you need! Say goodbye to the overwhelming sleepiness, heartburn, and fullness from a big meal! Then warm up inside with a savory, nutritious piece of pumpkin pie! Next week, learn about just what makes pumpkin such a super-food!
Monday, November 1, 2010
A fit intestine that is! Fiber is not digested, so it cleans up your insides and aids elimination. It can also help you look fit by helping you lose weight. Fiber promotes weight loss in lots of ways! It makes you feel full longer, slows down your intake because you have to chew it, and replaces other foods higher in fat and calories. Fiber is in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Check your bread label today: look for “whole wheat” or “whole grain” as the FIRST ingredient and avoid the word “enriched”.