subway breakfastMajority of the people is guilty of getting their breakfast from their favorite fast food joints as they travel or run errands. Notice though that a lot of the choices you have has a big chunk of junk which most likely you will end up getting. The good thing though is that a lot of these food chains have been giving consumers healthier options on their menus.

Starbucks

Like other coffee shops, the food you will find in Starbucks is a wide array of fat bombs. Get your dose of sin rom their donuts, croissants, fritters, and the works. Even the Zucchini Walnut Muffin has 490 calories in it and high level of sodium masked by a healthy sounding name.

Ask for their Strawberry and Blueberry Yogurt Parfait instead which only has 300 calories in it.

McDonald’s

You can get a breakfast here which carries 2,150 mg of sodium, 1,090 calories, and 56 g of fat. Nope it is not the Egg McMuffins but the Big Breakfast with pancakes. Instead go for their protein fiber combo in the form of their Fruit and Maple Oatmeal.

Jamba Juice

Are smoothies bad? It depends on what you order. It can go as bad as 770 calories when you go for their Peanut Butter Moo in a 24-ounce cup. A better choice will be to get plain oatmeal plus a serving of banana on top. Good 240 calories to get you by until lunch.

Subway

Skip their Breakfast BMT Melt as it carries 480 calories. Good indulgence will come in the form of their Black Forest Ham, Egg and Cheese all on a muffin. All the protein and fiber will keep you full for the rest of the morning.

onion-clean-FD-lgOne thing that you will notice in this generation is it is not all about going to the doctor anymore.  People are constantly looking for herbs and natural treatments that will help them with the most common things.  That is what we are going to cover in the next couple blogs, exactly what treatments are out there and what they can help you with.

Onions of all things are things that can actually help you with a number of different things – for example, improving athletic performance all the way to helping control diabetes.

If you do not like onions, you might want to just try some dried onions as well as just adding in some onions somewhere in your diet!  More in the next blog!

cherry_tomatoes430x300If you are anything like me, you know just how annoying oily skin can be.  I am the type of person that is constantly looking for ways that I can treat my oily skin naturally too and I can tell you for certain that tomatoes work wonders on oily skin.  The tomato juice inside of the tomatoes is something that will open up all of your pores and pull out any contaminates.

So how does this work?  Well, you want to make sure that you rub the tomato half all over your face and let the juice soak right into your skin and dry.  This should only take right around fifteen minutes and once it is dry, you want to make sure that you use hot water first then cold.

What that will do is cause your pores to close and keep out any of the bacteria that will make your skin oily all over again.

healthy foodThere are around 51 million Americans that have high cholesterol levels. As you can see on TV, on newspaper ads, or on the internet, there are also millions of suggested ways to lower your cholesterol.

Remember that there are good cholesterol (HDL) and bad cholesterol (LDL) in the human body. A certain balance between these two helps our body to be in optimal condition.

Too much of the bad cholesterol predisposes one to problems like heart diseases. When you have your blood screened for cholesterol ask your doctor for guidance as what your goal should be. There are the best levels, borderlines, and high risk levels when you read out the laboratory results.

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