Walking vs. Running for Weight Loss

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We just returned from a five day trip to New York City, where we just about set personal records for number of steps taken in a day.  There is nothing quite like the energy in New York City, and it’s easy to get consumed by the sights and sounds as you stomp your way to … Read more

Gatorade Sugar Content

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Most people reach for Gatorade when they are either fueling or re-fueling for athletic activities, but do you really know how much sugar is in Gatorade?  Today I’ll break down some facts about the sugar in Gatorade in hopes of helping people decide if this is the best hydrating beverage for athletes, and also talk … Read more

How Much Sugar is in Ketchup?

sugar content in ketchup

Ketchup is one of the most popular condiments that can be added to a wide variety of meals.  I can’t eat a hamburger or french fries without getting some ketchup involved!  Over half the time, I use ketchup on hot dogs, but not if I can add sauerkraut and mustard – in that case there … Read more

What is the Eat Well Challenge?

The “eat well, be well” challenge is something that comes around every March, and today I took some time to understand just exactly what is the eat well challenge?  I’m doing my best to make healthy food choices all year in 2023, but even more so in March because I just got back from a … Read more