Constantly connected to work, family, and friends, we are a society that focuses on getting things done. Convenient fast food establishments are strategically placed to pull us in at our most vulnerable moments, and food companies tout their ready to eat meals. We may not be able to change the ‘on the go’ attitude, but there are healthy snacks available that can provide nutrition, enrich our health, and give us energy to accomplish our everyday … [Read more...]
5 Healthy Eating Habits
Some people just appear to have life completely under control. Effortlessly thin, when presented with a novel of tempting options, they gracefully order ‘mixed green salad with dressing on the side…and water.’ Figures. Yet, when it comes your turn to order, the words ‘fettuccini alfredo with extra sauce, not on the side…and a diet coke’ leap out of your mouth and onto the waiter’s pad with reckless abandon. How does that happen? How do … [Read more...]
‘Endless Fries’: Smart marketing or feeding an addiction?
After returning home from Ruby Tuesday’s, I can’t seem to shake from my head the words of a manager walking by our table. “Do you want more fries?” she offers, “They’re free refills!” As I politely declined, I became increasingly disturbed by this offer. The offer of a never-ending supply of french fries, while obesity is ravaging the country, just seems irresponsible and downright wrong. But being the ultimate Libra, I am constantly weighing … [Read more...]
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