Wellness Wednesday: Avoid Creamers and Artificial Sweeteners

Quick Tip:  Avoid unhealthy creamers, sugar and artificial sweeteners in your morning cup of coffee or green tea. Coffee and green tea contain caffeine.  Caffeine can help suppress appetite and boost metabolism.  But the effects of caffeine is negated when unhealthy creamers and sweeteners are added. Creamers, sugar and artificial sweeteners are void of nutritional…

New Dietary Guidelines : Cut Sugar, Eat More Whole Foods

Every five years the United States government comes out with dietary guidelines and after a year of debate between health experts and food industry lobbyists, the new dietary guidelines were released yesterday. Here are some key highlights from the new guidelines that you should know:  Limit your intake of added sugar to 10% of your daily…