Olives – A Tasty Condiment or Salt Delivery Platform?

Olives – A Tasty Condiment or Salt Delivery Platform?

Olives are tasty. They are meaty and savory, and each one has only 10-15 calories. A standard serving is 4 or 5 olives, which keeps you in the 50 calorie range. Not bad. The problem with olives is their high … Continue reading

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Jamba Juice’s “Healthy” Wraps

Jamba Juice’s “Healthy” Wraps

Jamba Juice has been an enjoying a reputation as the hip and healthy place to get your smoothies. Packed with vitamins goodness, the fruit drinks became an instant hit with California health nuts in the Nineties, and now in over … Continue reading

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Are You the 1 in 10 that Consumes Sodium Moderately?

Are You the 1 in 10 that Consumes Sodium Moderately?

Shocking or not, 90% of Americans consume sodium in amounts that are above their healthy daily limit. These finding were published earlier this week in the Center for Disease Control’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Salt has become some … Continue reading

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