Ditching highly-processed, extra-sweetened, overly-refined and hydrogenated foods is great for your health. And did you know that there is a way to eat long-term that is delicious and doesn’t feel restrictive? A diet (and lifestyle) that people can (and do) easily stick with? Find out how to eat (and live) for health in this latest post.... Read More
Do You Have a Leaky Gut?
You may have heard a lot about “leaky gut” these days. Today I want to share with you some of the latest information about it. Leaky gut can be linked to so many conditions, especially ones related to the gut and chronic inflammation. Stress can be one of a number of contributing factors. So I’m diving into those factors right after telling you a bit about what it is, how it occurs and what some of the common symptoms are.... Read More
Too Much Sugar?
The question keeps coming up. How much sugar is bad for you? So here’s your answer: And it’s official! Organizations and governments are (finally) declaring a maximum amount of daily sugar intake. While this is a step forward, there are still a few problems. One is that they don’t all agree with each other. And, two, I don’t necessarily agree with them either.... Read More
Do You Envy Scarlet O’Hara’s Waistline?
Remember the scene from Gone With the Wind, where Mammy is cinching Scarlet’s waist into her corset? And didn’t Scarlet have the tiniest waist ever? Perhaps you’re thinking how impossible it might be to lose some weight and have a waistline like Scarlet’s, especially in mid-life. In terms of good health, what you weigh can matter but only to a certain extent.... Read More