Although the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association invited us to celebrate its annual National Frozen Food Month in March, the reality is that the unhealthy ingredients in many frozen foods should leave us cold.
We all want to live healthy productive lives and make good choices — whether it's the foods we eat, the friends we make or the goals we set for work, play and family. But sometimes our bad habits get in the way of a better lifestyle. We push our health aside for comfort food, sugary drinks, caffeine, alcohol, and a sedentary lifestyle. We push delete on our happiness by overworking, being stressed and fretting the little things in life.
Like a once-pristine crystal blue swimming pool that’s turned murky and green from neglect, much of our planet’s soil has been compromised over the years as the result of commercial farming that deprives the land of the precious minerals it needs to thrive or even survive.
For millions of football fans, the biggest showdown on Super Bowl Sunday February 4 won’t be between the two opposing teams, but between healthy eating and wild abandon. After all, game day is generally the second most indulgent of the year – sometimes even more caloric than Thanksgiving, which at least has turkey and vegetable dishes to offset the naughtier items on the menu.
For most adults, the calendar can be measured not only in days, weeks and months but in calories. And without question, no time of year is more defined by indulgent eating and drinking than the holiday season.