We’ve all heard about how healthy the Mediterranean Diet is, but besides lots of fish and olive oil, what actually makes it so healthy? Spending the last month in Greece, we found ourselves in real food heaven and discovered some of the real secrets behind this primal diet.
Whether it’s Christmas, Hanukkah, Easter, Halloween, Valentine’s Day or any other celebratory event, everyone has their own traditions and way of celebrating, but much of it will include a lot of sugar, processed food and alcohol.
If there is one audio program about health that we recommend, this is it. You Are What You Eat Audio Program by Paul Chek. 8 hours of Paul Chek speaking about everything about nutrition that you want to know… and wish you didn’t!
Have you been exercising and dieting consistently for a while and are not seeing the changes you want in your body? Are you eating less but still not losing weight? Then it’s time you stopped expecting to get a different result out of the same practices. It’s time to change your approach!
Smoothies or shakes, whatever you want to call them, are ideal for a light meal, snack, or when you need some real food on the run. However, it’s easy to fall into the convenience trap of buying pre-packaged protein shakes, powders and commercially made smoothies which are nothing more than over-processed fake foods.
Walking down the aisle of the supermarket (yes, I go in occasionally for toilet paper and raw cheese), it’s easy to see why everyone is confused about what to eat. In every aisle, for almost every type of product, there are dozens of choices and each one claims to be healthier than the next. Hmmm, this one is low-fat and all-natural, but this one is sugar-free with added bran.
For more than 30 years, the low-fat diet has become the norm in...
If you’ve ever tried to count calories, calculate grams, or weigh each food portion, you know how time-consuming and confusing it can be. The good news is that HOW MUCH you eat is not as important as WHAT you eat. When you eat the right foods for your body’s needs, it is very difficult to overeat. However, you may feel that even when eating nutritious meals, you stuff yourself until your stomach hurts. Yet, calculating portion sizes doesn’t seem to help you stop going back for second and third helpings. So here are some simple solutions to help you eat the right amount of food every time.
Have you been told to add vegetables to at least two of your daily meals? Do you often plan a meal, and then ‘throw in’ a vegetable on the side to ensure you get your veggies? Do you regularly have to throw away vegetables that rotted in your fridge because you forgot to prepare and eat them?