Here’s the nutrition facts on artificial sweeteners and stroke risk


Most processed foods today have added sugars.  With up to 70% of all processed and packaged foods on the market today being infused with more sugar, it is indeed difficult to avoid the white stuff. So what about the substitutes, the low to no cal sweeteners that promise you they are better for your health.  Are they …

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Race Across USA presses on


Meet Newton Baker Member of the Race Across USA Core Team In my last post, I asked you "have you quit yet?".  I want you to think about that question as you meet Newton Baker.   Meet Newton Baker, a retired school teacher from Montpelier,VT. On January 16th, the day the #RaceAcrossUSA kicked off in California Newton …

Running to Raise Awareness of Childhood Obesity


RaceAcrossUSA to Raise Awareness for Childhood Obesity I want to thank all the courageous and inspiring runners on the RunAcrossUSA team as they get ready to start the first leg of their important cross country journey tomorrow. Please show your support by liking and sharing this photo and heading over to their page to follow …

Let’s Move!-Towards a healthier nation. Really??


Subway is also a proud partner of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move™  national movement to make our kids healthier. Smart Move teaming up with Subway and Let's Move but who's really winning here?? Here's a copy of the White House announcement and more on the menu items at Subway-"Eat Fresh"- and you might be …

Parents: Kids need YOUR help to combat childhood obesity


I took my boys to the 10 am show yesterday to see the Lego Movie.  We arrived early as my boys insisted they would need to get there well in advance to have any chance of getting “good seats”.  As kids and parents filed in I was horrified at what they were carrying in for the …