What Foods to Choose?

what-foodsChoose foods such as fresh fruit, vegetables, whole grain breads, cereals, low-fat or skim milk, cheese, and lean meat. These foods are naturally higher in nutrition and the plant foods are good source of fiber. Our bodies work with the raw materials we provide. Building your diet on simple, less processed foods may save you … Read the rest

Another Reason to Get Moving

get-movingCanadian Researchers have analyzed data from 47 studies and found an association between prolonged sitting each day and higher rates of heart disease, diabetes, cancer and death. They found that these risks were not entirely erased by exercise. So, it’s important to get in more movement throughout the day and limit time in the recliner, … Read the rest

Watch Your Mouth!

watch-your-mouthFluctuating blood sugars can cause dry mouth. When blood sugars are higher than normal, this can cause fluid in the body to move into the blood stream to dilute the glucose content in the blood. This can cause decreased saliva in the mouth which can lead to an increased risk of cavities and gum disease. … Read the rest