Tag: calories

This Is 200 Calories

We’re all told to eat healthy, and be aware of our calorie intake through the day. But have you ever stopped to see what does calories look like? For example, this is 200 calories worth of apple On the other hand, if we take 200 calories worth of cheese, it doesn’t look quite the same…

By Ewald Bahringer September 16, 2019 100

Chocolate and Stroke Risk

“Chocolate and Stroke Risk” The problem with publishing research on chocolate is that the press jumps on it, oversimplifying and sensationalizing the message. Then the money starts rolling in from candy companies, muddying the message, but lost in all that is an important idea that the flavanol phytonutrients in cocoa do appear to be beneficial.…

By Ewald Bahringer September 15, 2019 72

Longer Life Within Walking Distance

[Music] physical inactivity has been called the biggest public health problem of the 21st century of course just because someone calls it that doesn’t mean it’s true in fact physical inactivity ranks down at number five in terms of risk factors for death and number six in terms of risk factors for disability diet is…

By Ewald Bahringer September 13, 2019 34

Is Peanut Butter Good for You?

“Is Peanut Butter Good for You?” It was another nutty year in nutrition— most of which we already knew. Walnuts lower our cholesterol— been there; done that. This was a little surprising. The scientific record has been crystal clear that eating nuts does not make you fat, but the Harvard Nurses’ study just found that…

By Ewald Bahringer September 13, 2019 87

Plant-Based Diets for Diabetes

“Plant-Based Diets for Diabetes” I’ve talked about the role meat may play in increasing the risk of diabetes, and the potential protective role of healthy plant foods. But plant-based diets not only appear to guard against getting diabetes in the first place, they may successfully treat the disease better than the diabetic diets patients are…

By Ewald Bahringer September 10, 2019 51