Empower Your Nutrition By Reading Food Labels

Food companies go out of their way to repackage and market their processed food items as nutritious and 'healthy'. These marketing strategies are rarely followed by improvements in the actual food quality. Therefore, we need to be diligent in knowing exactly what we are buying and putting into our bodies. Just by carefully reading and understanding food labels, you can empower your nutritional decisions. Here is simple list of food items we should avoid and replace as these common ingredients offer little to no health benefits and, in fact, may produce chronic health problems with regular consumption.

Unhealthy Sugars: Boost Health with Quality Carbohydrates

Processed foods offer convenience, but they are often also a source of poor nutrition including the types of processed carbohydrates regularly used. Although the body ‘s cellular processes function on the basic sugar glucose, the direct consumption of simple, refined sugars places strain on the body. By knowing what types of carbohydrates to eat and … Continue reading Unhealthy Sugars: Boost Health with Quality Carbohydrates