Diabetic Diet Welcome, December! With all the exciting things going on at the Chef Marshall Group, November just flew by. In case you missed it, November was National Diabetes month. We would be remiss if we didn’t address this important health condition that affects the lives of so many. According to the Centers for Disease […]
We need people to start realizing that eating and nourishing are not the same thing. Think about it. If you eat a donut and drink a soda, you have eaten and drunk, but you certainly have not nourished or hydrated yourself. Nourishing is about consuming the right vitamins, minerals and fiber to help your body […]
There's been so much conversation and controversy about the USDA regulations and school lunch, I thought I would chime in to answer the following question I've heard a lot: Why is the school starving my kid? Before parents go on a tirade (which a lot have been, just read the news and […]
Employee pot lucks are a great idea, especially when people are able to take the time to prepare something from scratch. I've often heard that pot lucks have a bad rap because the food tends to be highly processed and unhealthy. That doesn't have to be the case at all if people make a […]
When it comes to raw meat, fish and seafood, it is crucial to handle those items with attentiveness and care. Whether adults or kids are helping prepare, it's vital that those juiced prepping hands do not touch items in or around your kitchen. Otherwise bacteria will spread and food borne illnesses will result. Here are […]
Our bodies need sodium to maintain fluid balance, transmit nerve impulses, and make our muscles contract and relax. Getting more than the recommended daily amount of sodium over a long period of time can lead to high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, or osteoporosis. The American Heart Association recommends the average adult consume […]
McKinsey Quarterly &Company, October 2010 2.6 million people die eat year as a result of being overweight or obese. In the US, every point of BMI above 30 is associated with about an 8 % increase in annual health care expenses. 75% of healthcare claims are due to lifestyle choices. World Health Organization estimates obesity […]
Here's a simple list of fiber rich foods, starting with least fiber at the top, and the most fiber at the bottom. The more fiber something has, the more it will help you feel fuller longer. Also, fiber rich foods will help your digestion work more efficiently.