I’ve been noticing whole and quartered watermelons at my local market. It’s not time for local watermelon where I live, but now it’s pretty easy to watermelon year round – even in colder climates. Watermelon seems to go hand in hand with warmer weather and certainly with the lazy, hazy days of summer. How much […]
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Sooner or later you will likely have your next sharing moment with a vending machine: You share your money and the machine shares its calories. Vending machines actually have a holy history. Around 215 BC the mathematician Hero invented a type of vending device that accepted bronze coins to dispense holy water. Vending eventually became […]
Free e-book from Amazon on Sunday August 4th and Monday August 5th! It’s August and time to have warm weather fun. Here’s some help!
Is frozen yogurt actually healthy or are you being bamboozled by the name? What’s In It? Milk and milk by-products are the main ingredients in frozen yogurt. Frozen yogurt companies have their own recipes, but most common frozen yogurts contain yogurt cultures, sweetener, corn syrup, milk solids, gelatin, flavoring, and coloring. Sugar makes up 15-17% […]
Is There Less Alcohol And Fewer Calories In a Serving Of Wine Than There Is In Beer Or A Standard Drink?
That’s not a trick question. A standard alcoholic drink (in the US) is a drink that contains the equivalent of 14.0 grams (0.6 ounces) of pure alcohol, or the amount usually found in: 12 ounces of beer 8 ounces of malt liquor 5 ounces of wine (not dessert wine or port) 1.5 ounces or a […]
How do you like your coffee? Black, light and sweet, regular? Do you stand in front of the sugar and milk adding and pouring until the color and taste are just right? Coffee Calories Are Sneaky There are about two calories in eight ounces of unsweetened black brewed coffee – doesn’t matter if it’s hot […]
Do you know that a standard alcoholic drink (in the US) is a drink that contains the equivalent of 14.0 grams (0.6 ounces) of pure alcohol. That’s the amount of pure alcohol usually found in: 12 ounces of beer 8 ounces of malt liquor 5 ounces of wine 1.5 ounces or a “shot” of 80-proof […]
Have you ever noticed that alcohol doesn’t fill you up the way food does? Here’s why: it doesn’t register as “food” in your GI tract or your brain. The bad news: it doesn’t fill you up but it does have calories — 7 calories a gram – more than carbs and protein which have 4 […]
Penny Manegan Klatell, PhD, RN
Penny is a doctoral level nurse; a health, life, and wellness coach; and a Mom. She’s also a nutritional counselor, food lover, former college professor, author, blogger, speaker, and a very frequent restaurant visitor. She’s from a Greek restaurant family where she learned to cook and discovered the need to speak loudly to be heard above the din. She writes about delicious, healthy food and how to eat well anytime, anywhere, and at any age.