5 Ways to Get More Fiber in Your Diet Today

By |October 9th, 2015|

What you need to know about dietary fiber, and five great ways to get it in your diet today.

How To #surviveon35, In Whole Foods, Buying Organic, And Keeping Your Wallet Intact

By |September 30th, 2015|

My wrap-up of how I #surviveon35, and tips on how you can, too!

Artificial Sweeteners Are ‘Okay’ Now? Not So Fast

By |August 14th, 2015|

As someone who works with people who are fighting through sugar addiction, I've got to tell ya: an artificial sweetener is no different from an added sugar.

5 Reasons to Quit Processed Food That Have Nothing To Do With “Chemicals”

By |July 17th, 2015|

So -- can a legitimate case be made against processed food without the "chemical" component? You betcha.

The Salad Gallery: Round 4 – Pineapples and Pecans and Peanut Oils, Oh My!

By |July 9th, 2015|

Yep, still making fancy pants salads. Still sharing them with you so you can make fancy pants salads, too.

Fit Gear Review: The Excalibur Vegetable Spiralizer

By |May 26th, 2015|

My review of the Excalibur Vegetable Spiralizer, and how I used it to make a delicious raw dish!

Pecans and Almonds and Peanuts, Oh My! – Why Nuts Are Healthy For You

By |April 7th, 2015|

Nuts are lowering cholesterol, improving heart health, providing healthy omega-3 fatty acids, and full of fiber and healthy fat and protein!

How To Dine With Nutrition In Mind

By |March 11th, 2015|

Once upon a time, I used to work at a certain restaurant... that shall remain nameless. Not out of their protection, but because the experience was so awful, that I think mentioning their name today might ruin my good morning. I was a server - even pinned as one of the best they had, thank [...]

Comprehending Calories: How To Properly Read A Nutrition Label

By |February 23rd, 2015|

To those who subscribe to BGG2WL via e-mail, the last post, "Comprehending Calories: The Role of Carbs In Your Diet," was cut off by the distributor - click here for the post in its entirety! We eat the foods, but how often do we take a look at the stuff on the side? Yes, all [...]

It’s Always Been A Big Fat Lie: Why Low-Fat And Fat-Free Are Bad Ideas

By |February 12th, 2015|

Need more proof that the "low fat/no-fat" philosophy isn't the way to go?

Experts Say Smoothies May Be As Bad as Sodapop

By |January 19th, 2015|

That smoothie might be causing your more harm than good.

You Can “Pay The Farmer or Pay The Hospital”

By |January 9th, 2015|

A young man explains the problems in the American food and health system much better than I could.

Scratch Factory: Herb and Oil-Based Sauces, and Making Your Own Pesto

By |January 8th, 2015|

Something something cheat on your spouse... something something pasta and pesto.

Am I Throwing Away My Food Too Soon?

By |December 18th, 2014|

Something to think twice about when it comes to your pantry and produce.

The Realities Of Cooking With Salt

By |December 4th, 2014|

A few words on the reality of both table salt and sea salt, and what you can do about them.

Why Healthy Food Is So Expensive: The Price vs The Cost

By |November 28th, 2014|

A while back, I was asked the following on twitter: "Why is eating healthy so time consuming and expensive?" To which I replied, "You'd like me to answer that in 140 characters or less? LOL" If anything, I was trying to spare ol' girl from a rant consisting of 324,356,316 tweets back to back trying [...]

The Anatomy of A Diet: Why They Work, and Why The Success Never Lasts

By |November 26th, 2014|

Why you think diets work, and why they really don't.

A Black Girl’s Guide to Loose Skin During and After Weight Loss

By |October 3rd, 2014|

What causes loose skin, what makes it worse, and what makes it better, from a woman whose lost 170lbs.

How Clean Eating Saved My Life

By |September 23rd, 2014|

A very long story about how clean eating gave me my life back.

Thou Shalt Eat Bacon: Research Rules in Favor of Higher-Fat, Lower-Carb Diet

By |September 23rd, 2014|

Dietary fats are being given a green light for consumption in a healthy weight loss diet, but how much do you need?