Browsing Archive: April, 2015

Power Food: Green Tea

Posted by Maria Lennartz on Wednesday, April 29, 2015,

3 Great Ways Green Tea Will Make You Leaner & Happier

Tea is the second most popular drink in the world, behind only water. The earliest documented use of tea as a beverage dates back to China in 59 B.C. It has been used for medicinal purposes for over 3,000 years.

Green, Black, White and Oolong tea all come from the same plant (Camellia Sinensis). Each variety of tea is picked, processed, and manufactured differently - resulting in different tastes, nutrient compositions, and health-boos...

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Eating Out Survival Guide

Posted by Maria Lennartz on Thursday, April 16, 2015,

Eating Out is No Longer a ‘Treat’

Eating out at a restaurant used to be considered a treat. An uncommon indulgence. However, since the 1970s eating away from home has become more and more common, with people now eating upwards of  43% of their meals and 32% of their calories away from home (up from 25% and 18% in 1970).

When eating at a restaurant was an infrequent indulgence, you didn’t have to pay too much attention to what you were eating, but now that eating out is more and mor...

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Power Food: Asparagus

Posted by Maria Lennartz on Wednesday, April 8, 2015,

Improve Your Health at Less Than 4 Calories a Stalk


Modern food lovers like to think that we discovered everything, but we can’t claim asparagus. Asparagus was originally found growing on Mediterranean hillsides, and recipes date back to late fourth-century Rome and Apicius Book III, one of the oldest known cookbooks. Early American colonists referred to asparagus as a “food of kings.”

Stalking Good Nutrition

One serving of asparagus - 5 stalks - contains 3 grams of fibre and ...

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