The Sweet Truth of Fruit.

By | 2018-03-29T11:35:25+00:00 February 24th, 2014|Categories: news|

Fruit contains a natural sugar called fructose. Unlike sucrose, or table sugar, fructose does not cause abrupt fluctuations in your blood sugar levels because your body digests it more slowly than sucrose. Fruits that taste sweeter, such as cherries or peaches, generally have more natural sugar in them, while more tart fruits, including lemons [...]

6 Top reasons why you need to get your running shoes on

By | 2017-03-22T12:33:54+00:00 February 6th, 2014|Categories: news|

IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH Believe it or not, running is actually a great way to increase your overall level of health.  Research shows that running can raise your levels of good cholesterol while also helping you increase lung function and use.  In addition, running can also boost your immune system and lower your risk of developing blood clots. PREVENT [...]

How not to gain weight over Christmas

By | 2018-03-29T11:35:25+00:00 December 21st, 2013|Categories: news|

Eat, drink and be merry- keep trim with these tips from Chistina Howell, nutritional expert Eat Before you hit the party. Skipping meals will often result in bingeing. If you have a party in the evening, make sure you eat two small meals and two balanced snacks beforehand, to maintain your blood sugar levels. [...]