I grew up fearing fat. As a teen, I made a conscientious effort to stay slim by choosing fat-free ice cream, chips, pretzels and more.
Funny thing, that didn’t work.
Little did I know then, that by avoiding fat I was consuming more carbs, sugar and salt while opening the door to artificial ingredients like sugar alcohols, artificial sweeteners and thickeners – a modern cocktail to make up for the lack of fat… [click to continue…]
So often when we’re sick, or not feeling well, we let our guard down. We allow ourselves to eat what might taste good, feel best, or entice some sort of comfort.
I’ll bet this is especially true for mothers whose sick little ones peer up at them with those sad eyes asking for a treat.
Who could resist that! What’s a mother to do? [click to continue…]
Blanket statements, bold accusations and quick judgements that eagerly separate good from bad – these are a few of my least favorite things.
Often disguised in the form of a black-or-white thought process with an all-or-nothing approach, it’s a skunk-like mentality and it stinks!
What happens when we rely on this reasoning, and could it prevent your healing? [click to continue…]
I don’t know about you, but I’m always seeking new ways to heal my body.
I think I might be getting close and I’m about to tell you why…
Intrigued yet? [click to continue…]
To fast or not to fast, that’s the debate. But who says it has to be all or nothing?
After all, research consistently shows us that it’s the calorie restriction that results in the desired outcomes.
With that in mind, why not find a middle-of-the-road approach that doesn’t necessarily disrupt daily living? [click to continue…]