Archive for the “Meals” Category

Healthier Birthday Celebrations

Posted on June 2nd, 2015 by Seth Nickinson

Believe it or not, it is possible to have a birthday celebration without soda and cupcakes. That applies to kids in the classroom and adults at the workplace. (Scroll halfway down for a cupcake “alternative”) For your co-workers Because let’s face it, it’s not just kids who want birthday treats. How do you help make sure an […]

Consumer Reports Cheat Sheet: What to Buy Organic

Posted on April 21st, 2015 by Seth Nickinson

Consumer Reports is a well-respected American organization and publication. It is nearly 80 years old, operates as a non-profit, and accepts no advertising money. Turns out, this venerated mainstream group comes out way in favor of organic fruits and vegetables as a basic choice. That’s for health, the environment, and people who grow your food. “We’re […]

Coffee: Good or Bad?

Posted on March 3rd, 2015 by Seth Nickinson

Coffee is the most consumed beverage in the world. But is it good for you or bad for you? On balance, the latest research suggests that for most people, coffee is more beneficial than harmful. Coffee Impacts: Summary The most comprehensive and comprehensible review of reliable coffee studies we’ve found is this Harvard School of Public Health […]

Fast Food – There Are Healthy Choices

Posted on February 24th, 2015 by Seth Nickinson

In a previous post we looked at the doom and gloom of fast food. Lots of fat, sodium, and empty calories. But not everything is actually bad. Below, some tips and links to images and lists of healthier menu items. What to Order at a Fast Food Restaurant There are specific items you can order to […]

Fast Food – it IS bad for you

Posted on February 24th, 2015 by Seth Nickinson

The isn’t going to be a surprise: fast food is designed for convenience, not nutritional value. Yes, we acknowledge that fast food companies have begun to take their responsibilities to their customers’ nutrition much more seriously in recent years – side salads as a sub for fries; having kids’ meals meat school lunch standards; adding […]