Super Bowl Entertaining with a Deliciously Healthy Twist

This is a repost of an email I received from Michael F. Jacobson, Ph.D., Executive Director for Center for Science in the Public Interest – an organization whose mission it is to educate the public, advocate government policies that are consistent with scientific evidence on health and environmental issues, and counter industry’s powerful influence on public opinion…

Is Too Much Added Sugar Making Us Sick?

According to SugarScience.org, an initiative to bring information on food and drink and added sugar to the public, it just may be. The initiative was developed by a group of health science experts from the University of California, San Fransisco (UCSF). The group has reviewed more than 8,000 scientific papers that show a strong link…

This Is Why I Do What I Do

I received an email from a client this weekend that is the perfect representation of what I hope for with my clients.  This is what she said… “I want to thank you for helping me make long term changes in my life… not just diet, but in attitude and enthusiasm for all the possibilities yet…

Diet and Weight Loss: Do Low-Carb Diets Peel Away the Pounds?

This is an article posted By Bonnie Liebman on NutritionAction.com on January 20, 2015. It is just too good not to share. “Low-carb may trump low-fat in diet wars,” declared ABC News in September. Really? Let’s look closer. The study that spurred the headlines pitted a lower-carb diet against a lower-fat diet in 148 men…

Why Eat Healthy?

People often think about food just as calories or points, or a vessel that either helps us put weight on or take it off.  A different approach to consider is to think about all of the good things that food supplies our bodies besides calories for energy – like nutrients, fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.  Here’s is…

Great Video on Calories in Foods

This is a great video showing the difference between actual and posted calories in restaurant and packaged foods. You have to eat, right, so what do you do with this info? The solution: Eat more real foods from nature instead of packaged and restaurant foods as often as possible. Make a plan & hit the…

Skip the Resolutions and Make Real, Lasting Change

The tradition this time of year as we close out one year and move on to the next is to make New Year’s resolutions. But, think back…how has that worked out for you in the past? The problem is that although most of us approach this process with good intentions, more often than not, those…