Hidden Sodium in Flour Tortillas – Watch Out For These!

flour tortillas

This short and sweet salty post is a warning to those who need to watch their sodium. Flour tortillas contain huge amounts of sodium.  I’ve bought the Mission brand flour tortillas for years to make enchiladas and quesadillas for my family. Each large size tortilla contains a whopping 570 mg of…

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Basics For Healthy Eating, Probiotic and Prebiotic Foods For a Healthy Gut

Probiotics introduce new bacteria, like that list you see on the yogurt container below. They must be kept cold to live. Yogurt is my current choice when it comes to introducing good bacteria in the form of a probiotic. I buy the big container of Stonyfield’s plain, whole milk Greek…

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Knitting is Fun and Relaxing, But Does it Also Lower Blood Pressure?

skeins of yarn hank

As I’ve recently picked up the knitting needles once again, I began to wonder if knitting could lower blood pressure.  It keeps me from snacking at night while I watch television, but I wondered if maybe it was actually good for my health. It’s definitely a relaxing pastime, and some…

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