December 4, 2013
Health Bars: How to Choose Wisely
Source: Cleveland ClinicGrocery store shelves are packed with health bars, energy bars and breakfast bars all claiming to give you a nutritional boost. But the bars you’re buying may not be as beneficial as you think. With hundreds of different brands and types of bars on the market, it can be very difficult to know […]
December 2, 2013
Restaurant Menu Manipulation
Source: University of California, BerkeleyBelieve it or not, there’s a whole field of menu psychology and menu engineering that focuses on how the design of menus influences what customers order. Not surprisingly, restaurants try to draw attention to items they want to sell most—those, of course, that are most profitable. And they do so in […]
November 28, 2013
Source: quotegarden.comAs we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~John Fitzgerald Kennedy
November 26, 2013
A Diabetes-Friendly Guide to a Healthy Thanksgiving Plate
Source: American Association of Diabetes EducatorsThanksgiving is all about eating…and being with your loved ones, of course! With so many foods and snacks available, how can you make healthy choices that will keep your blood sugar stable? Use this “Thanksgiving Plate” as a visual guide for what foods to choose and how to balance your […]
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