Updated Lists: Clean Fifteen™ & Dirty Dozen™

A healthy diet is one full of fruits and vegetables.  But as good as they are for you, sometimes fruits and vegetables are contaminated with toxic pesticides. The Dirty Dozen™ and Clean Fifteen™ lists published by the EWG (Environmental Working Group) help consumers make better decisions about which foods are most likely to be contaminated […]

Resolve to Get More Sleep this Year

I know it’s March, but do you still think about your New Year’s Resolutions? You may have forgotten an important one that could have the biggest impact… Getting more sleep! Common resolutions such as more exercise, weight loss, reducing stress, spending more quality time with family and improving your money management tend to come and go […]

Not All Calories Are Created Equal

If you want to lose weight, you’ve probably heard the good advice that you need to count calories to know what you’re really eating. Still true. The energy balance equation which says “if you consume more calories than you burn, you’ll gain weight” is also still true. However, research indicates that not all calories are created equal. […]