Meatless Mondays

Meatless Mondays are Good for Your Gut    by Amy Jamieson-Petonic, MEd, RD, CSSD, LD Here’s a great way to start the week off right: Add more veggies to your diet. Vegetables provide a wealth of vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals that are great for helping to reduce your risk of heart disease, diabetes, and certain … More Meatless Mondays

It’s The Sugar, Folks…by Mark Bittman

Interesting point: obesity doesn’t cause diabetes, sugar intake does.    The key point in the article is this: “Each 150 kilocalories/person/day increase in total calorie availability related to a 0.1 percent rise in diabetes prevalence (not significant), whereas a 150 kilocalories/person/day rise in sugar availability (one 12-ounce can of soft drink) was associated with a … More It’s The Sugar, Folks…by Mark Bittman