Nutrition No-Nos

  • Sea salt is still sodium chloride, with the same sodium as table salt.
  • Find a suitable substitute to dairy. Check for protein and calcium.
  • Serving size is often a lot smaller than portion size.
  • Calorie needs for a woman: Body weight in pounds (or desired body weight) multiplied by 10.
    • Exercising raises calorie needs, but not that much.
  • Beware of high-calorie density foods and the "Halo Effect".
    • We perceive certain foods as being healthier and lower in calories than they actually are.
  • Food companies are now manufacturing "junk foods" and passing them off as the equivalent of a fruit or vegetable serving.
  • What's a fruit or vegetable?
    • A high-volume, low-calorie, water-containing, colorful, real food that has been minimally processed.
  • All carbs are not bad.
  • Eat real food, mostly plants.
    • Eat in moderation.
    • Include a lot of variety.
    • Give thanks.