Healthy Eating: Become a Label Reader by Michael Brummer

[learn_more caption=”An Additional Message From Michael on Oct. 4, 2010!” state=”open”]Check out my EXTREME CARDIO KICKBOXING CLASS Mondays from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm at Ultimate Kickboxing and Fitness in Redlands! It will push you to your limits and get you in the best shape of your life!!! See you soon! www.ultimatekick.com[/learn_more] In this day and age when most people want what is most convenient and fast when preparing their food, people neglect to do a very simple task to ensure they are eating healthy…reading the label!  The label provides very important information, such as how many grams of fat, protein, carbohydrates, and sugar the food contains as well as how many total calories there are per serving.  Also important is the information regarding the ingredients of the food.

Avoid foods that contain any of the following ingredients: high levels of sugar, high fructose corn syrup, enriched flour, partially hydrogenated oil (trans fat), and animal fat (saturated fat).  By becoming a label reader, you will be better informed and better able to ensure you are eating the healthiest foods possible to maintain a healthy lifestyle and live your best life!

Michael Brummer
Certified Personal Trainer

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