Consuming Calories vs. Energy

The United States nutrition labels state the caloric intake per serving of food. Australia lists the Energy per serving of food. We have sunk into a habit of checking the calories on a snack but ignoring the micronutrients and ingredients that we are actually consuming. The small bag of chips for your afternoon snack mayContinue reading “Consuming Calories vs. Energy”

Eat to boost your mood!

My guilty pleasure snack? White cheddar popcorn. I could eat an entire family size bag in one sitting and still want more. Is it healthy? Most likely not doctor recommended but it’s delicious and sometimes enjoying handfuls of popcorn makes me happy. The bloating after isn’t great but what “justifies” it is that I dontContinue reading “Eat to boost your mood!”