8 Easy Ways to Kick Your Sugar Habit

Image by: bykst By Robert Spencer According to a Forbes infographic that was published a couple of years ago, Americans were consuming approximately 130 pounds of sugar every year. That was a couple of years ago. The number has risen since then. The average American consumes about 770 grams of sugar every five days. That’s…

What Is The Truth Concerning “Good Carbs” & “Bad Carbs”?

Image by: Dave Pullig By Jake Bradshaw Since the Atkins Diet came into the cultural mindset, people have been obsessed with idea of carbohydrates – or lack thereof. Good carbs, bad carbs, they all have been imbeded into our dietary lives. Still, is it smart to be carb free? This nutrient not only gives us…

USDA Cuts School Sugar, Should You Do The Same?

Image by: Uwe Hermann By Kurt Garrity The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced that it would push for tough new standards when it came to the amount of sugars recommended in foods and snacks that are served to our nation’s children at school. It is all in an effort to reduce childhood obesity,…

3 Steps To A Flatter Stomach Without Exercise

Image by: David Shankbone By Kurt Garrity Let’s face it – practically everyone in America wants a flatter stomach. You wouldn’t be reading this if you didn’t. We envy those men who, when they take their shirt off in public, elicit audible Channing Tatum-style gasps from the onlookers. It’s almost enough to make you want…