Browsing articles in "Food And Nutrition"
May
10
2012

PUTTING YOUR MIND IN CHARGE OF EATING PROBLEMS

Modern life makes it easy to take in more calories than we burn, and the result is weight problems.  To complicate matters, our bodies work against losing weight.  In earlier, harsher times, when food was scarcer and we spent more physical energy to get it, the human body developed a survival technique to avoid starvation.  With less food, the body’s metabolism slows down, saving energy.  Less fat is burned.  Since dieting is really a kind […]

May
11
2011

Buying Food

You can save a lot of wandering up and down the aisles by organizing your shopping list according to the way the store is organized. Arrange your route so that you pick out fresh vegetables and fruits last; they won’t be crushed by other items in the grocery cart. Check newspaper ads for specials around which you can plan a meal. Not all of the items advertised as specials are good buys; when possible, it’s […]