I’ve been surprised several times over the past few days when I’ve casually asked a couple of people, “Do you know how many calories you should eat each day?” and they were completely off the mark.
It’s pretty straightforward, really. A whole grain kernel — or seed — is composed of three parts: the bran, the endosperm, and the germ.
The food industry* spends more than $33 Billion — with a B — each year on advertising and promotion. In contrast, the National Cancer Institute spends $1 million a year to promote fruits & veggies. Surely, the NCI isn’t the only one on our side, but still… this imbalance paints a clear picture of what we’re up against. Source: Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies, p.438. Image found in a rather roundabout way from this MySpace page. I think it comes from […]
I had dinner at Baja Fresh with a good friend last night. As soon as I walked in, I looked around to find the nutrition information which — to BF’s credit — was sitting right on the counter.
A 20 ounce Coca-Cola has 240 calories, provided entirely by the 65 grams of sugar in the bottle.
I turned 34 today, and it’s time to get my butt back in gear.