healthy eating updates

from Real Living Nutrition

Snack your way to Weight Loss

One of the best strategies for weight control is to control hunger. Don’t forget to plan for your snacks everyday. Healthy snacking is a great way to keep yourself satisfied and it helps you control your appetite at meals. If you allow yourself to get too hungry, you are bound to overeat.

from Prevention newsletter

Power Cooking!

Easy ways to chop, sauté, and stir your way to better health
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from Diet Blog

5 Reasons Why We Don’t Eat Healthy Food

Despite all the campaigns to promote fruit and vegetable intake – only a third of Americans eat two or more pieces of fruit per day. 25% don’t eat any vegetables at all (ref).
1. Availability
2. Cost
3. Confusion
4. Time constraints
5. Taste concerns

Research: Phone advice can work

In more than three-quarters of the studies, phone advice from nurses or other counselors helped men and women improve their eating and exercise habits.

Cancer: Veggies in, Meat out

An extra serving of fruit or vegetables may reduce the risk of head and neck cancer. In another item, those women who ate the largest amount of red meat (2 or more ounces per day) were 56% more likely to develop breast cancer (than women who ate no meat).

Effect of broccoli, soy on cancer cells explained

Nothing definite, but researchers are discovering prevention and treatments using this mechanism with large amounts of key components.