Daily Archives: January 2, 2015


Simple Sugars… Not the Sweetest Thing for Our Bodies

Happy National Diabetes Awareness Month! Did you know that 12.3% of Americans over the age of 20 have diabetes? This may not seem like a high percentage, but it adds up to 29.1 million people in our country who suffer from this growing disease (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2014). I’m sure you can […]


You Are What You Eat

You are what you eat. Maybe you’ve heard this phrase used redundantly like I have, but have you ever thought about whether or not it’s really true? Let’s think it through step-by-step to find the answer. 1.  When you take a bite of food, you chew and moisten it in your mouth, it travels down your […]