Cheers and Jeers

Cheers to…

Oven-baked butternut squash fries, a snack that’s only 80 calories.  The quick recipe includes canola oil, which is good for your skin and hair, and garlic, which can be good for skin as well.  Check out You Beauty’s list of other recipes for snacks less than 100 calories here:

Standing at work rather than sitting.  Not only is it good for you physically, it might just help you be a better worker and get the creative juices flowing.  Many companies have been experimenting with desks raised high enough to work while standing, or with desks that adjust from sitting to standing height.  Read more here:

 Jeers to…

Cavities, which are on the rise in young children.  The CDC has noticed a rise in the number of cavities in preschool aged kids for the first time in 40 years.  Dentists believe the rise is due in part to consumption of sugary drinks before bed and bottled water that lacks the fluoride in tap water.  Learn more here: