What You Consume Matters

Why eating locally matters

»Posted by on Jan 11, 2012 in What You Consume Matters | 0 comments

Eating properly is such an important part of maintaining good health. But what to eat? Does it matter where the food comes from? This book will explain why eating locally — and locally can have a broad definition — is important.

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Cooking with fresh herbs

»Posted by on Jul 3, 2011 in What You Consume Matters | 0 comments

Fresh herbs can make a world of difference for most dishes. Read Lake Tahoe News for more about this topic.

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Potatoes are not your friend

»Posted by on Jun 30, 2011 in What You Consume Matters | 0 comments

Potatoes come in many forms. But a current study says they aren’t so good for you. Read more on Lake Tahoe News.

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Veggies are better than the sun

»Posted by on Jun 8, 2011 in What You Consume Matters | 0 comments

According to the July/August AARP magazine, “The color you get from eating fruits and vegetable is more appealing than the color you get from the sun.” So, eating veggies is a better alternative than risking cancer from the sun.

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Apples are brain food

»Posted by on Aug 7, 2010 in What You Consume Matters | 0 comments

In the May/June 2010 issue of Psychology Today there is an article about apples being the brain food. The story says apples because they are loaded with fiber and vitamin C they help promote digestive health and lower blood cholesterol.

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Choosing healthy snacks for kids

»Posted by on Jan 4, 2010 in What You Consume Matters | 0 comments

Health officials say kids in elementary school should have a minimum of one healthy snack a day. The problem is that if the child is left to decide what to eat, it isn’t always nutritious. The American Dietetic Association suggests choosing a vegetable, fruit or grain. The other things to pay attention to are proteins and low-fat dairy items. Some ideas for snacks include whole wheat pasta with tomato sauce, whole grain waffle with berries, celery sticks with pb and j or grilled cheese with tomatoes on whole wheat.

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