How much protein do you really need?

By Sarah B. Weir and Lori Bongiorno Posted Mon Aug 8, 2011 2:04pm PDT Guess how much protein is in a juicy, 8-ounce cheeseburger washed down with a milkshake? This single meal contains two to three times as much as most people need per day. It’s no great surprise that Americans chow down on a lot…

Shopping at your local Farmer’s Market

Shopping for quality fresh food items can sometimes be hit or miss at a grocery store depending on how long items have been on a store shelf and where the item originally came from.   I’ve had the misfortune of occasionally buying what looks like fresh packed produce only to find it spoiled or rotten within…