Kiss Grilling Carcinogens Goodbye

  June 26, 2014  |    Blog>Nutrition & Weight Loss

As seen on June 26th, 2013 on: written by The Nutrition Twins,   Grilling can be a delicious way to keep your food lean. The downside? Heterocyclic amines (HCAs) and other chemicals that are created when meats are cooked at high temperatures. Exposure to high levels of these chemicals can cause cancer in animals. Although …

The Summer Superfruit You Should Be Eating

  June 19, 2014  |    Blog>Nutrition & Weight Loss

As seen on June 19th, 2013 on: written by The Nutrition Twins,   Despite the fact that a cup of ice cream or soft serve can set you back nearly 500 calories, frozen treats tend to dominate summer cravings. But, believe it or not, a cool, refreshing, waistline-friendly sweet treat exists. And this mythical-sounding indulgence …

How Much Artificial Sweetener is Too Much?

  June 12, 2014  |    Blog>Nutrition & Weight Loss

As seen on June 12th, 2013 on: written by The Nutrition Twins,   If you’re like many weight loss hopefuls, you probably try to cut calories wherever you can. This often means opting for reduced-calorie yogurt, salad dressing, frozen treats, cereals, and other packaged foods that are made with artificial sweeteners. But how much artificial …

Slim Your Sushi Order

  June 5, 2014  |    Blog>Nutrition & Weight Loss

As seen on: written by The Nutrition Twins,   Light and refreshing, sushi is an ideal warm-weather meal that serves up a healthy dose of omega 3s. The wrong order, however, can set you back nearly 600 calories. Sharpen your sushi smarts with these five tips to slim down your order. Start with fiber: Getting …