Archive for February 2016

To Change Your Eating Habits, Ask Yourself This Question

Virtually every nutrition or diet advice book will tell you the same thing: if you’re trying to change your eating habits, listen to your body and stop eating when you’re full. Of course, then they go on to say that it takes the “I’m full” message about twenty minutes to reach the brain. Twenty minutes?... Read more »

What is Matcha Tea Powder: and why you need it

I feel like the US is a bit of a “johnny come lately” when it comes to understanding food health. We label “new super foods” onto produce (garlic & pomegranates) and spices ( turmeric) that have been used for thousands of years for their remarkable health benefits. Now we can add tea to the list.... Read more »

5 Tips for Understanding Food Labels: what you need to know for better health

Earlier this week I taught a class on decoding food labels and avoiding marketing gimmicks. We all agreed that over the past few years grocery shopping has become increasingly frustrating. We’re all trying to do what’s best for our own health as well as our family’s. But, between organic, GMO/Non-GMO, sugar-free/fat-free, enriched with vitamins and... Read more »

How to make homemade jelly: creating 20 uninterrupted minutes for yourself

In our ever-connected world, carving time for yourself can seem impossible. Emails, meetings, kids, laundry, dinner…there’s a never-ending list of chores to be done. Add on wish-list books to read, Pinterest, Instagram, netflix…and there never seems to be enough hours in the day. While I can’t make your to-do list any shorter, I can help... Read more »