Superbowl Recipe Ideas that are Heart Healthy?

80 million.  That’s the amount of pounds of avocados estimated to be eaten on Superbowl Sunday.  Enough to fill a football field, 11.8 feet deep.  30 million.  That’s approximately the number of pounds of five popular snack foods (potato chips, tortilla chips, pretzels, popcorn, and nuts) Americans will eat on Superbowl Sunday. 2.5 million.  That’s how many nuts will be eaten on Super Bowl Sunday. 1,200. That’s the approximate amount of calories people will eat on Superbowl Sunday in snacks alone.  Not counting the meals (or d…
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3 Meals or 6 Smaller Meals – What’s Best for Fat Loss?

It’s time to bring up a hot topic in the world of nutrition. How many meals should you eat for the BEST results?  Should you eat 3 traditional, breakfast, lunch and dinner meals?  Should it be 6 smaller meals?  Maybe somewhere in between? Well, there’s a general consensus that eating smaller, more frequent meals is best for fat loss and general health. You’ll be more full. You’ll better control your blood sugar. You’ll better control your hormones. And, at the end of the day, this means you’ll lose more fat and keep your muscle.  So…
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13 Nutrition Trends for 2013

It’s that time of year again. Gyms are crowded.  Diet books aplenty. And everyone is talking about how to best achieve your 2013 goals. Now that we’ve been in this field for awhile, we continue to see things come and go and often come and go again.  I remember sitting in my first nutrition class at Penn State.  My professor taught us all about the benefits of a low fat diet.  Low fat for heart health.  Low fat for weight loss.  Low fat, low fat, low fat. As years went on, I learned a little more, that wasn’t quite true. And, lo and behold, then it beca…
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