Lower sodium without loosing flavor

Lower sodium without loosing flavor

Salt Shakers Unite!Ahhh sodium! For those who don't know, sodium pertains to the amount of salt in food. Having excessive amounts of sodium can cause water retention and high blood pressure among other things. You may say: "I know I need to cut down, but I can't or don't know how." Have no fear Jazzy Gurls! There is a way to have your salt and enjoy it too. It's not about HOW MUCH you salt as to WHEN you salt. Salt is not only a flavor enhancer, but it also causes your body and food to release water. Whenever you follow a... Read More

By: JazzyGurl Wednesday September 28, 2016 comments Tags: salt, sodium , low sodium, lower sodium

The hangry monster wants carbs!! NOW

The hangry monster wants carbs!! NOW

You're not yourself when you want carbs! (I'm sooo guilty!) My go to carb friend is pizza. That lovely combination of bread and cheese topped with whatever I desire...... ok snap out of it! Let's break it down. When your body craves carbs it usually means you are deficient in certainvitamins and minerals. Chromium is a big one when it comes to carbs. Having diabetes in my family, I take a chromiumsupplement each day. However, for the rest of you they are several ways to get your chromium and have fun eating it. Instead of the... Read More

By: JazzyGurl Wednesday September 14, 2016 comments Tags: carbs, carb cravings, what do carb cravings mean, beat carb cravings




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