Monthly Archives: March 2013

AMERICANS EATING LESS BUT WEIGH MORE

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition published study showing that the average amount of calories consumed by Americana has decreased 74 kcal per day from 2003 to 2010. Despite this drop in calories, the Centers of Disease Control show that obesity has risen from 27-35% in the same time period. This may be related to […]

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READ THE NY TIMES ARTICLE: “THE EXTRAORDINARY SCIENCE OF ADDICTIVE JUNK FOOD”

It talks about how the food industry is deliberately adding sugar, salt and fat to our foods to get people “hooked on foods that are convenient and inexpensive.” http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/magazine/the-extraordinary-science-of-junk-food.html?ref=magazine&_r=0

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No Problem Exercising Close to Bedtime

The National Sleep Foundation’s 2013 Sleep in America poll found that late night exercise does not hinder sleep. In fact, people who exercise – no matter what time of day – sleep better and are more well rested than those who don’t exercise. Further, those who exercise earlier in the day do not sleep any […]

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Artisan Bistro Home Direct

We all know that the best option for eating healthy is going to the grocery store or farmer’s market and cooking up fresh organic veggies with a healthy protein.  But, we also know that not all of us can do this because of time, interest or ability. The team at Artisan Bistro Home Direct has […]

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Raspberry Ketones

What are Raspberry Ketones? Raspberry ketones are one of the aromatic compounds found in raspberries, responsible for the aroma found in the fruit.  It is a phenol compound used as a natural flavor food additive in many foods. It is also found in perfumes and cosmetics.  It can also be made synthetically, since the natural […]

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