Choosing to cook healthy or exercise: What matters most?

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Choosing to Cook or Exercise 

What Matters Most for Health?

There was a recent study that showed that American’s have a limited amount of time devoted to health activities:  cooking healthy meals or exercising. We all know that time is precious. Where we choose to spend our time should be focused on the activity that affects us the most overall health-wise. Both cooking healthy meals and exercising are both good things for improving your health, where will you decide to spend your time? 

The study showed that this unconscious trade-off was made across all demographics: men, women, single, married, with and without children. As the time spent on cooking healthy meals increased, the activity spent on exercising decreased in a given day period.

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Trim and Healthy Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

 

Biscuits and Sausage Gravy are one mine and my husband’s favorite weekend treat.

 

These are not traditionally a healthy meal. Traditional biscuits are full of processed carbs and hydrogenated fats. These processed carbs are likely to send your blood sugar soaring. Sausage gravy is usually thickened with processed flour, mixing carbs and fats.

 

We learned in Trim Healthy Mama  that when you mix carbs and fats together, you are going to store excess carbs and fats in your cells as more fat. 

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