Skipping Meals: 4 Top Benefits, 4 Top RISKS…

When’s the last time you woke up late for work and rushed out the door with your cup of coffee in hand — but no breakfast to speak of? Or how about got so busy that lunchtime came … and went … before you had a chance to grab a bite to eat? … Read More

Filed Under: Nutrition
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Can You Overdose on Vitamin C?

It’s everywhere we look these days, isn’t it? Everything from breakfast cereals to fruit juices seem to be either "fortified with” or "a good source of” vitamin C. It may leave you wondering… just how many of these "good sources” can your body really handle every day? And what happens if you get too much? The Truth … Read More

Filed Under: Supplements
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

4 Biggest Dangers of Energy Drinks

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Energy drinks are soaring in popularity in the United States, having enjoyed market share growth of 240% from 2004-2009. They currently make up the largest section of the functional beverage category (which also includes sports drinks and nutraceutical drinks), and the industry is expected to more than double by 2013, … Read More

Filed Under: General Health, Healthy Eating
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

10 Most DISGUSTINGLY Unhealthy Fast Food Sandwiches

... NEVER Eat These Worst Fast Food Heart Attacks! You know fast food isn’t health food, but you might be surprised to learn just how much sugar, fat, sodium and calories are packed into these seemingly unassuming sandwiches. The nutritional stats on these worst fast food items make a home-cooked burger look like a superfoo … Read More

Filed Under: Nutrition
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

10 ULTRA-WEIRD Things People Eat (That Might Actually Be Good for You!)

You may have felt a bit adventurous when you first tried escargot or frog legs at that fancy French restaurant. If you’re really open-minded, you may have even sampled a chocolate-covered cricket or a bowl of turtle soup. Maybe you’ve also eaten the worm from a bottle of tequila or tried fried alligator … All will seem tame … Read More

Filed Under: Nutrition
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

8 "Healthy" Fast Food Meals EXPOSED!

Many Americans are trying to eat healthier these days, and you’re probably among them. You’ve cut back on your daily sodas, swapped your fried chicken for baked, and eat a salad nearly every day of the week … But you’re human, after all. And some days you need to grab a bite to eat, and you need to do it quick … fortunately … Read More

Filed Under: Nutrition
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Best Cooking Oil?

… The Best Cooking Oils from #5 to #1! What is the best cooking oil? Well, you know those large plastic jugs of all-purpose vegetable oil (corn, soy, canola, etc.) that line supermarket shelves? That is … Read More

Filed Under: Healthy Eating
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Dangerous Cookware: The 5 Types of Pots & Pans to AVOID

You buy organic. You go to the local farmer’s market. You pay the extra price for pure foods. It seems to take a lot of effort and expense these days to make sure your food is chemical-free and safe for you and your family. But what would you say if I told you that your food may be dangerous - no matter how careful you are … Read More

Filed Under: Healthy Eating
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,