Archive for: September, 2013


Eat Your Veggies for a Longer Life

If you’ve been to a farmer’s market recently, you’ve no doubt noticed the changing scene at the fruit and vegetable stands…. fewer peaches and tomatoes and more cauliflower, broccoli, Brussels sprouts and other cruciferous vegetables. You’ll also see piles of the all-American favorite fruit, apples as well as plenty of pears, another fall and winter favorite. Not only are these foods nutritious – and delicious – they offer specific health … Continue reading “Five Fabulous Foods for Fall”


Black Belt Nutrition Tips

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Why We Eat the Wrong Stuff Did you ever succumb to the lure of chocolate when you weren’t the least bit hungry? What about chips, cookies, donuts, ice cream? We’ve all been there at some point in our lives, experiencing what experts are now calling “hedonic hunger”, which is different from the hunger we feel when we really do need food for energy. You know what hunger pangs feel like, … Continue reading “Hedonic Hunger”


The Disease-Fighting Power of Blueberries, Grapes and Apples