Love The Latte Lifestyle? Why I Do Not Drink Much Milk
After putting my thoughts into a recent article on soy lattes, the topic of milk in general started to pop up and just like soy; milk is a heavily debated topic for sure.The one thing I envisioned when I started writing was to create awareness on health and hopefully attract like-minded people who contributed with feedback.Breaking Unhealthy Eating Habits That Lead To Generalized Anxiety
We are all told how diet affects our overall moods but what specifically can we do in order to guarantee a change in our unhealthy eating habits? Here are 5 suggestions that will quickly break your cycle of unhealthy eating, leading to change in brain chemistry, that leads to disappointment.Hooray Free Radicals – Choosing Free Radicals Over Anti-Oxidants
The current mantra in nutrition, health and wellness is to describe free radicals as unhealthy and disease causing but there is a good side to free radicals. Our own body uses free radicals for healthful purposes.Gluten Free FAQ
This is a FAQ about gluten and what it means to be gluten free. I attempt to answer the many questions about gluten and foods that contain gluten that I receive daily in my practice.Do We Really Need Dairy in Our Diet?
The other question I ask myself is; are people eating dairy because it tastes nice, not because they are actually worried about their bones in the first place? When I sit in a cafe on a Saturday morning and watch people drinking their lattes, I’m pretty sure they couldn’t give better view about calcium levels and bone density as they are simply enjoying their coffee. So do we really need dairy in our diet? Let’s take a look…Could Some of Your Favorite Foods Be Making You Sick?
Food Sensitivities or intolerances affect over 80% of the population, while less than 5% actually have a “true” food allergy. “98% of the subjects following the ALCAT plan, either lost weight and/or improved their body composition,” according to Baylor Medical College (1998).Love Nuts? Your APOA5 Gene May Not!
Nuts are generally considered healthy foods because of they are high protein, high unsaturated fat and contain zero cholesterol. But they are not good for everyone. In addition to allergies and digestion problems, many people develop high blood triglycerides when they eat too many nuts. This phenomenon has a lot to do with variants of the APOA5 gene carried by those people.What Should I Eat? Alkaline Vs. Acidic Foods
The benefits of pH balanced living are starting to be recognized by many, but confusion builds around the subject of “what should I eat?” when trying to put a plan of action together to take advantage of this incredible health builder. Learn the difference between acidic and alkaline foods, and how a food that seems like it should be acidic is alkaline-forming in your body.You Know What’s Healthy To Eat, Here Are 10 Tips On How To Eat Healthy
There is a confounding amount of trendy diets, designer eating habits, and proportion suggestions (i.e. eat 40% of your calories from protein, 40% from carbohydrates, and 20% from fats) out there. There is also a big difference in the content of an unhealthy diet compared to a healthy one. The key factor is that healthy people know to eat a diet that is high in protein, fiber, good fats, and complex carbohydrates. We also know to avoid excessive sugar, high sodium foods, saturated fat, and trans fats at all costs. These tips are surely helpful and when practically applied can lead to some amazing weight and fat loss results when combined with regular exercise. The only problem is that you still don’t know how to eat healthy and organize your meals around your day.Ketogenic Diet Plan – The Best Fat Burning Diet
For the best diet to rapidly burn fat using the body’s natural metabolism, consider a ketogenic diet plan. Nutrition has the strongest effect on the body’s production of important hormones, which regulate metabolism and allow the body to burn fat for energy and retain muscle mass, with little need for excessive exercise.The Good, The Fat And The Ugly: Top 5 Fats to Eat Daily
The purpose of this article is to help with the confusion around fat. What is good fat and which fats are just plain ugly. I’ve found over time I generally have certain fats in my daily diet and there are a whole host that I do my best to avoid. I don’t worry about the calories; I only worry about the type of fats. I wrote here if you want to delve into fats more.Top 5 Sources Of Vitamin D