December 4, 2017
Can you believe it is the last month of the year 2017? Golly, has it flown by! I had you have enjoyed it as much as I have. It has been almost twelve months since I had started TheChefDoc and I have received a lot of positive responses. There is still one surprise coming up so stay tuned!
Ever so often I like to round up some interesting articles and make comments on them because they are very noteworthy.
We as Americans waste up to 30% of food, sometimes more. This is a great article in terms of saving not just fresh produce, but also how to keep some of your food items lasting longer thereby saving you money. Take a look!
You're storing your groceries and leftovers the wrong way
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This is not a surprising piece on how it is super essential to incorporate more fresh food into our diets. Only 12.2% of US adults eat the recommended allowance of fruits and vegetables. Most of our “food” in the so-called Standard American Diet is made up of processed, refined food which is high in saturated fat, sodium, and cholesterol. Our daily intake of fiber, vitamins, and minerals can definitely be improved. I always tell my patients to shop alongside the perimeter of the supermarket to find the freshest ingredients and to stay away from the middle aisles.
About 90% of Americans Don't Eat Enough Fruits and Vegetables
The vast majority of Americans are not eating enough fruits and vegetables, according to a new report from the CDC.
These new guidelines now are lowering the threshold for diagnosing hypertension. What this essentially means is more and more Americans are going to be diagnosed with these new guidelines. What that means for you is simply more consideration to Lifestyle Medicine.
New health guidelines say you might have high blood pressure
CLOSE Thirty million Americans are getting some bad health news: they have high blood pressure and need to do something about it, according to new, more aggressive hypertension treatment guidelines released by heart doctors Monday.
I dare you to challenge your perceptions especially around the elderly. It is wrong to just think of them as inadequate or not capable to do things that their 60 years younger version can. These group of ladies definitely defy those odds. Always keep moving!
Enjoy your holidays this year and plan for next year to be even better!