Q: Erika, I screwed up. I had a stressful week, and this weekend I went on a sugar bender! And when I woke up, I realized I’d put on 3 whole pounds! WTF?? I’m so ashamed of myself and I want to get back on track right away. Do you have any advice to help me undo this mess I’ve done?
The War on Sugar
Q: I come home late from work, around 12 in the morning and I always crave rice! I will eat bowls of plain rice with soy sauce or whatever I can find in the kitchen! I’m pretty sure this is the cause for my weight gain. I’ve tried preparing meals ahead of time but I will still reach for the rice AFTER i eat the planned meal. Help 🙁
A massive collection of tips and resources to help you eat healthily, and do it on the cheap!
You cannot starve yourself into fat loss. You cannot cardio yourself to death for fat loss. You cannot only eat chicken breasts for the rest of your life. And that’s just the start of it.
5 tips to help you control your portions, feel satisfied, and still shed the unwanted pounds.
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!
Q: Erika! Did you give up carbs to lose the weight before? Are you giving up carbs to lose your baby weight?
Yes to sweets, no to soul-crushing workouts, and definitely calorie counting,but not for the reasons you think!
Some people CAN’T skip breakfast, because their diets leave them starving in the middle of the night.
Why is salt so important to altering blood pressure? What does salt do? What does it even mean to have high blood pressure? Answers inside.
Millennials aren’t the ones tanking Big Cereal, and here’s why.
Dr. Mark Hyman shares that he thinks sugar is a ‘recreational drug’ in a video, and I share my thoughts on his comments.
Good books that take you forever to read because you spend so much time re-reading and highlighting are a treasure to behold. Here’s hoping you’ll find some treasure in here, too.
Click each link, read each article – hell, print them out and whip out a highlighter (I’m notorious for that) – and soak up the knowledge!
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.
Author Megan Kimble shares the story of what it was like to spend an entire year ditching processed food and finding affordable ways to eat clean.
For me, the hardest thing to do was giving up some of my favorite vices. I loved mayo. Looooved fruit punch. Loooooooved ice cream floats. I’m just not someone who…
So — can a legitimate case be made against processed food without the “chemical” component? You betcha.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest skewers the infamous Coca-Cola song, and with good reason.
A series of posts discussing why dieting is such a horrible idea.