Healthy Eating Guidelines
- Q How much sugar should I eat a day?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineAmericans gobble an average of 22 teaspoons of added sugars each day. That's two to three times what your body can handle. The American Heart Association wants women to top out at 6 to 7 teaspoons a day; men, at 10. Whether added sugars come from... Full Answer
- Q How much added sugar can I eat each day?
Dr. Dawn Marcus, NeurologyHow much extra sugar is okay? The American Heart Association recommends: 5 teaspoons of extra sugar or 80 extra sugar calories for active women 9 teaspoons of extra sugar or 144 extra sugar calories for active... Full Answer
- Q How can making healthy food choices make me happy?
James Conroy - NASM Elite Trainer, Fitness"Stress comes from knowing what is right and doing what is wrong." -Larry Winget If you have gone from a workout at the gym right to the drive thru of a fast food chain, then this applies to you. If you have downed a sixer of beer (and it wasn’t... Full Answer
- Q How often should I eat?
Kate Geagan, Nutrition & DieteticsNo matter how hectic or harried your life may be, or if you’re trying to skip a meal or snack in the name of “dieting,” eating regularly pays off in higher energy and better performance throughout the day. You should eat every 3-4... Full Answer