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23 01, 2014

No-Salt Salts, Sugar-Free Sweeteners, Fat-Free Fats, and the Trouble with Replacements

By | 2017-06-10T11:26:54+00:00 January 23rd, 2014|Conscious Consumerism, Debunking The Myths, What Are You Eating?|2 Comments

No-salt salts are just as bad as no-fat fats and no-sugar sugars. Here's why.

9 01, 2014

Presenting: The 7 Day Clean Eating Challenge

By | 2017-06-10T11:26:55+00:00 January 9th, 2014|Cook It Yourself, Healthy Eating, What Are You Eating?|57 Comments

That's right. Beginning April 25th and ending May 2nd, we will begin the 7 Day Clean Eating Challenge. But before I dive into the details, let's talk a little bit about what clean eating is and how it benefits us. What is Clean Eating? Clean eating is eating as close to the source as possible. [...]

9 12, 2013

What’s The Most Ridiculous Diet You’ve Ever Heard Of?

By | 2017-06-10T11:28:05+00:00 December 9th, 2013|Fad Diets, What Are You Eating?|41 Comments

There's the ice cream diet. The mashed potato diet. The cookie diet. Diet, diet, diet. We've all heard the word. We're sick of the word. We're even sicker of dieting than we are of the WORD diet. Having said that, I'm interested - what's the most ridiculous diet you've ever heard of? I've got a [...]

8 11, 2013

Are The Fat Free Labels Lying To You?

By | 2017-06-10T11:29:06+00:00 November 8th, 2013|Conscious Consumerism, What Are You Eating?|2 Comments

Thanks to Nutrition to Wellness, I came across this phenomenal little series of videos from the 2007 Healthy Living Expo. Lots of juicy tidbits in there, but this one put me a little over the edge. I guess it's a little silly to have expectations of an industry that owes you nothing, yet aims to [...]

10 10, 2013

Location, Location, Location: Money’s Not The Only Barrier To Healthy Living

By | 2017-06-10T11:29:39+00:00 October 10th, 2013|The Recessionista, What Are You Eating?|16 Comments

Money isn't always the only barrier to eating healthily. Let's talk about more.

15 08, 2013

Bliss Point: 6 Reasons Erika Was Right About The “Science of Addictive Food”

By | 2017-06-10T11:44:30+00:00 August 15th, 2013|Food 101, What Are You Eating?|16 Comments

When I saw it, I had the same reaction that many of you had. But then, I did a little dance in my chair, because I love - love - being proven right. And, as my best friend Ashley would tell you I've been saying for years, "No one listens to Erika until Erika is [...]

5 08, 2013

High Fructose Corn Syrup: What’s The Big Deal?

By | 2017-06-10T11:44:40+00:00 August 5th, 2013|Debunking The Myths, Did You Know, What Are You Eating?|37 Comments

And now, a moment of tough love. I'm not gonna lie - this is more for me than it is for you, dear reader, because I have a bad habit of running back to foods that are laden with high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and usually don't realize what I'm doing to myself until I'm [...]

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