Tag: fitness

T-Tapp Workouts: What It's All About

You might be wondering why a food allergy blog is featuring a workout program? T-Tapp is too good not to share it! Click here to view some of these amazing testimonials. As a foodie and blogger it’s easy for me to think about food 24/7. I don’t think I’m alone. As a society we are... Read more »

Easy Ways To Use Living Harvest Hemp Protein

I was recently asked to guest blog for Living Harvest. I frequently use their products, especially their protein powders. Protein can be problematic for those of us with allergies and digestion issues. I know I feel the need for protein but sometimes eating too much from animal sources can be hard on digestion. Plus if its... Read more »

T-Tapp the Total Workout

T-Tapp is described as a series of copyrighted, sequential movements designed to put the body in proper functional alignment. Its special sequence of comprehensive, compound muscle movement helps establish better alignment as well as increased strength and flexibility of the spine, better neuro-kinetic flow, lymphatic function, and increased metabolic rate. Increased energy, mental clarity and... Read more »

Allergy Free Snacks for Athletes and Sports Fans

Perhaps you are a weekend warrior or simply an avid world cup fan. If you have food allergies you need to be especially careful if you are attending sporting events. Always check the venue’s outside food policy. Some venues will bend the rules for those with medical needs and especially for the needs of children.... Read more »

Living Harvest Review

For those of us with multiple food allergies, hemp-based products are a delicious and healthy alternative. Hemp contains no known allergens and that’s good news for us. Living Harvest has a wide variety of organic products including hempmilk, Tempt non-Dairy Frozen Desserts, protein powders, and oils. All products are cholesterol free, kosher, low in sodium,... Read more »

10 Diets Tips That Work For Nearly Everyone

In contrast to last week’s post [True Confessions: I Have Testimonial Greed](http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/chicago-eats-allergy-free/2010/06/true-confessions-i-have-testimonial-greed.html) where I expressed the envy that I feel for others seemingly easy before’s and after’s. There are some easily forgotten common truths that work for just about everyone. Yoga may not burn as many calories as running or other activities but it’s great... Read more »

Bruce Lee: An Accidental Food Allergy Role Model

As far as I know Bruce Lee didn’t have food allergies per se but he hated cheese. He never understood why Westerners were such large consumers of it. While he ate plenty of rice he avoided the empty calories of foods made with refined flour. His diet was nearly gluten free. He wanted to consume... Read more »

5 Takeaways from Oprah's Show with Geneen Roth

First of all, if you are not familiar with Geneen Roth, she is the author of eight books, including The New York Times bestseller, When Food is Love, and The Craggy Hole in My Heart. Women Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything is her newest book. She walks her talk as a... Read more »

Gaining Weight in a Healthy Way

I had a couple of readers ask me recently about how to gain weight in a healthy way. Weight loss is not uncommon for people who start cutting out allergens. For those who are already thin this may not be a welcome change. This is especially true for young athletes or for those recovering from... Read more »

Play with Food: The Abs Diet Made Allergy Free and More

I was inspired by fellow Tweeter and Model Stefan Pinto to review the Abs Diet: The Six-Week Plan to Flatten Your Stomach and Keep You Lean for Life by authors David Zinczenko and Ted Spiker; known for the bright orange cover and popularity in many men’s fitness magazines. The Abs Diet works because it is high in... Read more »