Q: Thing is, I've been thinking about the reality of counting every single calorie forever. I never want to be this big again, but how realistic is this?
Last week, a flurry of news reports were released, discussing research from the American Heart Association that discusses whether or not we can consider coconut oil a "healthful" food. From Huffington Post: An AHA survey found that 72 percent of Americans considered coconut oil a health food. But coconut oil, it turns out, is shockingly high [...]
Photo credit: Flickr / tellumo This is something I actually didn't think about until I ran out of lip balm. (If you're like me, you might call all kinds of lip balm "ChapStick" and have to work really hard to call it something else, sort of like how all bandages are Band-Aids and all tissues [...]
A week or so ago, the Washington Post published an op-ed with three medical professionals—two of which are professors of medicine—basically saying the same thing I've been saying for [what feels like] an eternity: Mrs. G. came to our offices for her first visit distraught. Her primary-care doctor had just diagnosed her with diabetes, and [...]
I've been saying for years, that people need to relax on the fizzy drinks. The sweet drinks, too. Yes, that includes juice. And, for years, people have been coming aaaaat me about it. I mean, you would think I was threatening folks' mamas out here. But I get it. People are very attached to these [...]
Whenever you hear people talking about Pepsi Zero Sugar, remember: Just. Say. No. Here's why.
I see many, many, many fitness 'enthusiasts' who advise against eating foods like watermelon because it's just empty calories. Is this true?
A reluctance to protect the planet is very much tied into a reluctance to protect our economy, and the people who contribute to it. This series defines sustainability, and makes a case for why we need it.
Since I missed my ability to present at the 2016 Women's Fitness Summit about culturally-sensitive nutrition guidance, I decided to blog it instead!
Some people CAN'T skip breakfast, because their diets leave them starving in the middle of the night.
Tips to help you extend the shelf life of the fresh ingredients you buy on your journey to being a full clean eater.
Ask yourself: if a company goes to such great lengths to create addictive food, why are we surprised to find that people do, in fact, become addicted to it?
What you need to know about dietary fiber, and five great ways to get it in your diet today.
My wrap-up of how I #surviveon35, and tips on how you can, too!
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.
So -- can a legitimate case be made against processed food without the "chemical" component? You betcha.
Yep, still making fancy pants salads. Still sharing them with you so you can make fancy pants salads, too.
My review of the Excalibur Vegetable Spiralizer, and how I used it to make a delicious raw dish!
Nuts are lowering cholesterol, improving heart health, providing healthy omega-3 fatty acids, and full of fiber and healthy fat and protein!
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 [...]