Seafood Variety

Did you know that in America we consume on average about 16lbs of seafood a year and that almost all of it comes from only 10 species?
The most common species are tuna, salmon and shrimp. It’s interesting to know that fisheries haul in hundreds of species every day but discard most of the catch and hold onto the more common “marketable” species that we can all recite or be familiar with when we hear the name.
Mention Monkfish, ...

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Weight Loss and Body Composition

Many of our patients have the opportunity to learn about “body composition” when they start a weight loss program at New Horizon. There is good reason to understand this term and what it means to all of us, especially as we age. Body composition is simply a measure of fat to lean tissue such as muscle.
Many of our weight loss patients learn that in the initial phase of weight loss, changing the ratio of fat to muscle ...

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Joy Bauer and books on healthy cooking

Joy Bauer is the voice of authority when it comes to a healthful lifestyle. She is the author of best-selling books including “Joy Bauer’s Food Cures” and the new “The Joy Fit Club”: Cookbook, Diet Plan and Inspiration.” On Wednesday, June 6th, The Providence Journal reported that Joy had visited Rhode Island to give a keynote speech at a Southern New England Go Red for Women event, where she shared her four steps for heart health. Heart disease and stroke ...

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Eating good food may save a buck

The following article was written by Sam Hananel of the Associated Press in Washington DC

EATING GOOD FOOD MAY SAVE A BUCK

Is it really more expensive to eat healthfully?

An Agricultural Department study released Wednesday found that most fruits, vegetables and other healthful foods cost less than foods high in fat, sugar and salt. That counters a common perception among some consumers that its cheaper to eat junk food than a nutritionally balanced meal.

The government says it all depends on how you ...

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