Cigarette Companies vs Candy Companies

Think about this comparison are these businesses really that much different? Lets break it down. Cigarette companies sell consumers a product that offers a stress release from everyday life that tastes great, to its consumers. This product was marketed for years as; the perfect way to end the day, the cool thing to do (heck look at the MarlboroMan), and even a great way to lose weight. All the while cigarette companies fully understood their product was dangerous for consumers long-term health in addition to being highly addictive. What a great business idea, sell a product that consumers can relate to and make it addictive. Now days what I'm telling you about cigarette companies is well kno

Test Your Skills

Today I'd like to share a fun game I found in an article that was shared with me over the weekend. Would you believe that making food choices during meals is similar to playing a game of chess? Think about it, you might make a split minute decision for what looks like a great move only to see that a few turns later you were all wrong. Diet can be viewed in a similar way. For example, the choices you make today aren't going to affect you as dramatically right away but 5, 10, even 15 years later these choices even as simple as what you ate from day to day will effect your health and longevity for the rest of your life. If you consume a diet made primarily of simple carbohydrates and /or proces

Dark Green Vegetables For All

There's no surprise that dark green vegetables are great sources of Vitamin E, K, lutein, beta carotene, and folate. You can find that information in most nutrition information websites and reference books. But the the cool thing is how these vegetables are correlated with a slower rate of cognitive decline. A resent study showed there was a strong correlation of reduced cognitive decline in individuals who consumed 1.3 servings of dark green leafy vegetables each day as compared to those who did not. So what are dark green leafy vegetables? >Kale, Swiss chard, arugula, spinach, collard greens, beet greens, boc chow, micro greens, dandelion greens, water cress, etc. How to incorporate dark g

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