The interesting point about many of the 15 foods described below as unhealthy junk foods, is that these are the very foods that many people talk about and enjoy on a regular basis. These are generally “favorites.” In fact, are often talked about in regular advertisements as deliciously fun foods. Here is a look at those favorites that are truly junk foods and why.
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By Rita Larsen, RDN; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor
One of the most difficult parts of starting a healthy eating lifestyle (that’s right, not just a diet, but a lifestyle) is managing social eating. Whether it be at a restaurant for brunch, or at a friend’s home for a dinner party; making healthy choices can be difficult in scenarios where you aren’t in total control. So, now that you are committed, here’s a few tips to get you through the days and months ahead. Continue reading Healthier Eating at Every Meal, at Home & Away
By Rita Larsen, RD, CD; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor
Weight loss can certainly have its ups and downs. We start the week with good intentions; pulling out the fresh vegetables and cutting them up for lunch. We try new breakfast items like almond butter and toast. Snacks have been cut way back, and dinner is simple and quick, with just a little meat and vegetables. Continue reading The Truth About Dietary Myths: I eat well most of the time, so why am I not losing weight?