Posts in category "Nutrition/Diet"

Why I Let My Kids Eat Marshmallows

Why I Let My Kids Eat Marshmallows
My livelihood centers on healthy eating. Still, I let my kids eat marshmallows, and I’d like to tell you why. Lately, there have been a lot of thoughtful articles published about kids and snacking. If you’re a parent, you know snacking is a part of your kids’ daily menu. Before I go to far, I’m... Read more »

5 Foods That Cause Belly Fat

Let’s talk about the 5 foods that cause belly fat! You’re human, so you’re prone to belly fat. We all are. But belly fat is something you have a lot more control over than you realize. That being said, we’re quick to resign to the “middle age spread” of life, chalking unhealthy visceral fat up... Read more »

Do Not Make This Mistake If You Want To Lose Weight

I talk to a lot of people about diet and exercise. Sometimes it’s just about working out, and sometimes it’s about an amazing recipe (like these delicious crunchy spiced chickpeas). But more often than not, it’s about losing weight. The knee-jerk reaction for a lot of people, especially those who want to lose unneeded body... Read more »

20 Kid Foods That Contain Trans Fats

Here are 20 kid foods that contain trans fats. Let it be known that there is no safe amount of synthetic trans fats. Eating synthetic trans fats, or any partially hydrogenated oil, are closely tied to increased LDL (bad) cholesterol, Alzheimers disease, heart disease, poor memory and neurological damage, to name a few.  Suffice it... Read more »

5 Benefits of a Sugar Detox

5 Benefits of a Sugar Detox
It’s time. You’re going to start a sugar detox. You know it’s good for you, but not exactly sure how. Alas, the benefits of a sugar detox are well worth it, including these 5! Detoxing from sugar can be hard. A lot of people are addicted and don’t even know it. Maybe you don’t slather... Read more »

Kick Your Sugar Addiction in 3 Steps

Follow these tips to kick your sugar addiction in 3 simple steps. Sugar is in just about everything from bread to yogurt and everything in between. Eliminating most refined sugar from your diet can be a challenge, but it’s doable. A lot of people think of sugar addiction as the uncontrollable desire for chocolate, jelly beans... Read more »

3 Foods That Make You Lazy

Do you ever feel unmotivated, blue or just plain lazy? Of course, we all feel this way every once in a while, including yours truly. But if you’re off your game everyday or  more often than normal, it could be related to your diet. Here are 3 foods that make you lazy. Food has a... Read more »

Why You Can't Lose Weight

Trying to understand why you can’t lose weight? Weight loss is one of the most common personal goals across America, and quickly becoming one of the most common personal goals across the Western world. Weight loss has a lot to do with what you eat, a little to do with how you move and, in... Read more »

5 Diet Mistakes to Avoid in 2015

The New Year is here, and so is the army of people who are committed to making serious changes in their life. I’m 100% behind you when it comes to improving your nutrition, activity and stress levels. Actually, I’m 100% behind you regardless of any healthy change you opt to make a part of your... Read more »

5 Foods That Fight Wrinkles

Here are 5 foods that fight wrinkles. At some point between the ages of 20 and 35, skin starts to show unquestionable (and unrelenting) signs of aging. Looking older isn’t necessarily a curse, rather a reminder that Father Time is keeping tabs on each and every one of us. The best thing we can do for... Read more »