How often do you eat lunch at your desk? Estimates are that between half to two-thirds of workers eat during their shifts. Lean Plate Club blogger Sally Squires says it does not help productivity, and can cause health problems.
While most people return from vacation more relaxed, many also return with a few extra pounds from all of those vacation drinks and unhealthy foods. Sally Squires, the writer of the Lean Plate Club blog, explained how people gain weight on vacations and how to avoid doing so while still having a good time.
It’s a key mineral that helps your body regulate your metabolism that many people don’t get enough of — and that many multivitamins don’t contain. Lean Plate Club blogger Sally Squires shares tips for getting more iodine in your diet.
Your “gut bacteria” influences more than just your ability to digest dairy, for example. Sally Squires explains how scientists are just starting to understand how the trillions of cells in our microbiome influence our lives.
We are all born with a sweet tooth, which can make it difficult to skip the sugary drinks and foods when we get hungry. But Sally Squires, writer of the Lean Plate Club™ blog, said it’s crucial for children and adults alike to consume less added sugar in their diets.
A pregnancy requires a lot of visits to the doctor, but the steps taken before conceiving a baby can be just as crucial. Lean Plate Club blogger Sally Squires says that a pre-conception care checkup is important in identifying factors that would put mother and baby at risk.
Beyond burning calories, studies suggest swimming can improve the social skills of kids with autism and soothe sore knees.
How does one make bitter vegetables more appealing? One way is to take a cue from Mary Poppins and add sugar, said Lean Plate Club™ blogger Sally Squires.
In some areas, so called sin taxes have been applied to certain food and drink products. “These are taxes placed on foods and beverages considered by many experts to be less healthy for us,” Sally Squires, who writes the Lean Plate Club blog told WTOP.
The diet might also help some older people with chronic pain, according to researchers in the United Kingdom.
According to Sally Squires, who writes the Lean Plate Club blog, factoring more nuts into your diet CAN be a good thing, just keep an eye on how many you are cramming into your mouth.
Not all fats are created equal, and Omega-3 fatty acids are downright good for you.
The guidelines that influence how Americans eat are up for review, and for the first time the people who make them are looking for your input.
Lean Plate Club™ blogger Sally Squires has suggestions on encouraging teenagers not to skip the most important meal of the day.
Food is a major component of the Olympic athletes training and their success in South Korea. When it comes to choosing what to eat, female competitors are more likely to be interested in the familiarity of foods than their male counterparts.
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