Common Weight Loss Myths Busted

Weight loss advice is so common (and contentious) now. There are competing opinions everywhere. I say, forget about “who’s right” and let’s focus on “what’s right.” Because what gets results is what I’m focusing on in this post. I respect

Let’s Beat the Winter Bug

This winter we all need to be vigilant about what we eat for optimum health. Here are some ideas to keep your immune system at it optimum and ward off the flu. One of the tricky things about dealing with

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Dairy Intolerance-Lactose, Casein, and Whey Oh My!

Having a food intolerance is not fun. It can cause abdominal pain, discomfort, and nausea. It also causes embarrassing symptoms like flatulence and diarrhea. Other symptoms linked to food intolerances include muscle or joint pain, headaches, exhaustion, and even skin

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No Changes in Diet But Getting Fatter?

You are positive that you’re not eating more food or “junkier” food but you’re still gaining weight. Is this possible? Yes!  You are NOT crazy! And here’s why. We both know that the whole “calories in, calories out” argument is

Food Preservatives

A food preservative is a substance added to foods to make them last longer; to “preserve” them. Preservatives are added to foods that go bad quickly and have found themselves in all kinds of products in our grocery stores. Preservatives

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How to Read the New Nutrition Facts Tables

How to Read the New Nutrition Facts Tables The Nutrition Facts table is on the side of most packaged foods. It’s often found close to the ingredient listing. The purpose of it is to help consumers make better nutrition decisions.

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How to Improve Gut Health

How to Improve Gut Health   Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.”   And while this may not be 100% true for every disease in every person, more and more research shows that our gut (digestive system) has

Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods

Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods Do you love your breakfast?  Do you have a short list of “go-to” recipes?  Do you need a bit of inspiration to start eating breakfast again?   Getting some protein at each meal can help

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Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead You knew there was a bit of an over-emphasis (borderlining obsession) about cholesterol, right?   Before we jump into some myths let’s make sure we’re on the same page when it comes

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Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weigh

Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weigh You totally want to ditch your scale, don’t you?   You may have this weird kind of relationship with your “weight”.   I mean, it doesn’t define you (obviously).

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