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Monthly Archives: February 2013

20 02, 2013

The Maze of Natural Snacks

By |2013-02-20T10:00:03-04:00February 20th, 2013|Food Facts, Uncategorized, Weight Management|1 Comment

"All natural". What does that mean to you? For a few years now, food manufacturers like to use the word "natural" on product labels since consumers seem to gravitate toward it. Defining what's natural is important, as is understanding that "natural" products can intermingle with some "not-as-natural" products. [...]

14 02, 2013

Heart Healthy Snacks

By |2013-02-14T09:00:08-04:00February 14th, 2013|Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|0 Comments It's Heart Month, and it's a good idea to gradually add more heart-healthy foods to your overall diet. One strategy is to choose well at snack time! Of course tried and true "health foods" like fresh fruits and veggies are always a great snack to [...]

1 02, 2013

The Facts About Heart Healthy Diets

By |2013-02-01T09:00:56-04:00February 1st, 2013|Food Facts, Heart Disease|0 Comments

February is Heart Month, so this month, I'll mix in some tidbits about heart health this month throughout my blog. Heart disease is related to a process called atherosclerosis - A fancy word describing the condition of the arteries when plaque builds up in artery walls. This build-up [...]