Fun fact: 1 cup of raw sweet cherries contains 81 calories and is a source of vitamin C and potassium.
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Do you struggle with understanding the nutrition label on food products?
The nutrition facts table is an important tool that can help you make informed food choices. Here are 5 easy steps to help you read the label:
1.Look at the products serving size and compare it to the serving size you eat. The product’s serving size could be different from the serving size you consume.
2. Compare calories between different companies’ food products to make informed choices.
3.Look at the daily value (DV) and see if a food contains a little (5% DV or below is little) or a lot (15% DV or more is a lot) of a specific nutrient.
4.Try to get more fibre, calcium, and iron from the foods you choose.
5.Try to limit fat, saturated fat, trans fat, sodium, and cholesterol. ... See MoreSee Less
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There are many benefits to exercising, beyond building muscle 💪 and losing weight.
Some benefits to exercising daily include; increasing your overall happiness ☀️ and energy levels, reduce risk of developing a disease, help your brain and memory 🧠, improving your nightly sleep 💤 , and it gives you the opportunity to get social with your peers 🗣 (i.e. find a gym buddy or join an exercise class). Get out and get active, the benefits are endless! 🚲🛶 ... See MoreSee Less
Probiotics are good bacteria that have health benefits when eaten in the right amount. The most common probiotic bacteria, Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium, are often added to products like yogurt, cheese, milk and sometimes other foods.