Monthly Archives: March 2009

One Soda Per Day Can Change Your Waistline

by in Bonnie Pfiester, Diabetes, Diet Tips, Guest Posts, Kitchen Sink, Sugar March 31, 2009

By Bonnie Pfiester Fitness Trainer America’s obsession with soda has nearly doubled since the early seventies. According to the American Beverage Association, the average American drinks an estimated 54 gallons of soda per year – that’s about 19 ounces of soda per day. The average teenager drinks 31 – 42 ounces of soda a day. […]

Eat Gluten-Free Without Going Broke, Part 3

by in Diet Tips, Dr. Selena Eon, Guest Posts, Kitchen Sink, Wheat Free/Gluten Free, Whole Foods Diet March 26, 2009

By Dr. Selena Eon, ND It is handy to be able to purchase GF baked goods ready-made fresh or frozen. I will not try to dispute that. However, for long-term physical and financial health, I maintain that preparing these foods yourself whenever possible is a better choice. You get far more for your money and […]

Pesticides: The New Dirty Dozen

by in Detox, Diet Tips, Environmental Medicine, Fruits and Veggies, Kitchen Sink, Preventative Medicine, Whole Foods Makeover March 26, 2009

By Dr. Nicole Sundene There is a new dirty dozen out by the Environemental Working Group. Check out the top 12 dirtiest most pesticide ridden foods we should buy organic and the “Clean Fifteen” that we don’t have to worry about so much. Although we should always take a spin around the organic foods section […]