Healthy Holiday Eating

Letter: Eating healthier, exercising more are key to living longer

(2/4) Previous Next WTNH – MidStateMedical Center dieticians, Anne Young and KeriKemish, explain how to stay on track by eating and drinking healthier this holiday season. For more information, visit Conn. Supreme Court nominee to appear before panel Updated: 1 hour ago HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Appellate Court Judge Richard Robinson, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s nominee to the Connecticut Supreme Court, is appearing before a legislative committee for a confirmation hearing.
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Mediterranean diet: Heart-healthy eating plan

The Mediterranean diet typically includes a moderate amount of wine, usually red wine. This means no more than 5 ounces (148 milliliters) of wine daily for women of all ages and men older than age 65 and no more than 10 ounces (296 milliliters) of wine daily for younger men. More than this may increase the risk of health problems, including increased risk of certain types of cancer. If you’re unable to limit your alcohol intake to the amounts defined above, if you have a personal or family history of alcohol abuse, or if you have heart or liver disease, refrain from drinking wine or any other alcohol. Putting it all together The Mediterranean diet is a delicious and healthy way to eat. Many people who switch to this style of eating say they’ll never eat any other way.
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Healthy eating costs an extra $1.50 per day: study

The researchers compared the costs of the healthiest eating patterns with the least healthful and found that the healthiest diets cost on average $1.47 more per day based on actual food intake, or about $1.54 more per day for every 2,000 calories consumed. The studies in the review used various definitions of “healthy” – including comparing the amount of fat or sugar in similar products, or comparing whole grain versus refined carbohydrate versions, or looking at total fruit and vegetable intake or overall calories. But all the findings were consistent across current standards for healthy eating, such as the Mediterranean diet , or Harvard’s Alternative Healthy Eating Index. The researchers also compared price differences in food groups – healthier meats and proteins had the largest difference between healthy and unhealthy choices – about 29 cents more per serving. It’s important to consider what an extra $1.50 per day can mean for individual as well as family budgets, garcinia cambogia according to Rao. “It translates to about $550 more per year for one person, and that could be a real barrier to healthier eating.
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Jessica Stoey, Kalamazoo Most people do not understand how to properly eat healthy. The health of individuals is decreasing due to improper dietary choices and poor nutrition. Whether it is healthier eating or exercising more, there is always room and time for a little change. The healthier an individual is, the better he or she can perform certain tasks and the better he or she feels.
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