Should I take a multivitamin?

But what if, like most Americans, your diet falls short of the recommended intakes for some vitamins and minerals? Should you take a multi? It depends how far you fall short. If your diet is merely “suboptimal,” there’s no convincing evidence that you’ll benefit from a multi. If, however, you have severe deficiencies (because ofContinue reading “Should I take a multivitamin?”

10 Simple Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle

These 10 simple tips will help you and your family live a healthy lifestyle. 1. Start with yourself – be a positive role model for the kids, siblings, and everyone at home. 2. Do not buy “junk food” – If it’s not at home, you are less likely to eat it. 3. Have healthy snacks readily available–Continue reading “10 Simple Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle”

Karhai Chicken

Number of servings: 6          Serving size: 2 pieces of chicken          Calories: 240 calories Ingredients:  1 whole chicken 8 medium sized tomatoes (cubed) 1 cup oil 1 tbsp minced ginger 1 tbsp minced garlic 1/4 tsp (turmeric powder) 2 Tbsp cayenne pepper flakes ½ tsp red chili powder 5-6Continue reading “Karhai Chicken”

Nutritional Gatekeepers

“The biggest food influence in our life is the nutritional gatekeeper. This is the person in our home who does most of the food shopping and meal preparation. Regardless of whether they’re a great cook or whether they’re “culinarily challenged,” they have a huge day-by-day influence on their family’s nutrition. Although they don’t realize it,Continue reading “Nutritional Gatekeepers”

Save Your Child: Childhood Obesity Crisis

The NHANES Survey shows that 16.9% of United States children and adolescents were obese in 2009-2010. That is about 12.5 million children and adolescents in the United States. I have seen my aunt trying her best to feed my little cousin and man it is hard! He is such a picky eater. There are times whenContinue reading “Save Your Child: Childhood Obesity Crisis”