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Why An Unbalanced Meal Plan Can Be A Balanced Plan.

by donR  5 16 2015

Our bodies are designed to stay balanced if...

Our bodies are designed to stay balanced if…

Okay, we all know by now that we should eat a balanced meal. The USDA Choose My Plate movement is based on this idea. But what does the word “balanced” mean? To answer this, think about how a playground teeter totter works. To stay balanced all you need to do is have the same weight on each side.  And if you have unequal weights, you simply adjust one or both of them to achieve balance.  Our bodies, likewise, are designed to adjust itself to stay in a balanced state but this is not always a simple task. Continue reading

Mom said “Eat your veggies.”‘ But are some better for you?

Which of these vegetables  are the best nutritionally?

Which of these vegetables are the best nutritionally?

The Simple answer is “Yes!”  But to say which ones are better requires that you know why you are eating them in the first place. Now the question becomes very complicated. I’ll try to simplify the answer and tell you which are better for you. Continue reading