Articles about food and nutrition

Start a Food Journal

Food Journals Work Keeping a 'food journal' is a great method to help us cut down on our caloric intake, and it's a simple yet powerful tool that can make a big difference in our efforts to eat healthier and lose weight. A food journal is essentially a written record…

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Sally Sunshine FUN Fact #15

Nuts are rich in unsaturated fats & vitamin E These have been linked to a REDUCED RISK of HEART DISEASE in frequent nut eaters, who are 1/3 less likely to suffer such problems. Just watch your portion sizes, as healthy fat is still high in calories!

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Sally Sunshine Fun Fact #9

DETOX your ARTERIES! Studies have shown that eating GARLIC can help REDUCE the buildup of PLAQUE in arteries, & even clear away existing deposits. Aim to include some GARLIC in your DIET DAILY, or take a supplement.

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Sally Sunshine Fun Fact #6

EAT TOXINS AWAY! OATS are a great food for detoxing as they help the body flush out toxins. They release their energy SLOWLY into the body to prevent cravings, while also LOWERING the cholesterol levels in the blood.

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Fat from Salad Dressing

When we think of salad, we often think of a healthy, low-calorie meal option. But what many people don't realize is that the type of dressing we use can significantly impact the nutritional value of our salads. In fact, the average person gets more fat from salad dressing than from…

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