Stop at Satisfied – Don’t Overeat!

Stop at Satisfied – Don’t Overeat!

One of my favorite exercises for weight loss are “table push-aways”. As soon as you feel satisfied, typically around 70% full, then “push-away” from the table and don’t return until you are hungry again. Overeating can not only lead to...
Fiber – Soluble, Insoluble and Fermentable

Fiber – Soluble, Insoluble and Fermentable

Health guidelines in America recommend a daily intake of fiber of 20-25 grams for women and 30-38 grams for men, yet the majority of individuals don’t even consume half this amount. In fact, less than 3% of Americans meet the recommended daily amount of fiber (1) ....
Water – It Does the Body Good

Water – It Does the Body Good

Did you know that it’s quite possible that you are walking around deficient in one of the most essential nutrients known to man and don’t even realize it? That nutrient is water and some research claims that upwards of 75% of individuals are chronically...
The Dangers of Dairy

The Dangers of Dairy

The dairy industry, along with government institutions, have convinced us that not only is consuming the milk from another species completely natural, but also a necessity. This magical liquid is needed for adequate growth and good health because it is loaded with...
Fasting – The Holy Grail

Fasting – The Holy Grail

Fasting is voluntary abstinence from food and/or drink for a period of time. Fasting is not a new trend, but has been practiced by civilizations throughout history. It is very common for members of religious sects to practice fasting as a means to obtaining spiritual...
It’s All About Your Poop!

It’s All About Your Poop!

Did you know that one of the most effective ways your body communicates with you is through your poop? Constipation, diarrhea, green poop, black poop, small poops, large poops and smelly poops are all forms of communication. And it’s not just about how often you...
Our 3 Favorite Teas

Our 3 Favorite Teas

Tea time! There are so many available tea options though, so which one should you choose? Better yet, which one would your body choose for you? All you have to do is walk into Teavana, Davids Tea or any health food store and you have shelves upon shelves dedicated to...
Fruit: Friend of Foe?

Fruit: Friend of Foe?

Just because Adam and Eve had a negative experience with fruit, doesn’t mean you need to fear it as well! Unfortunately, however, it appears that there is a very real fear of eating fruit these days. There are countless misconceptions about fruit mostly...
Diabetes Mellitus – You Are Not a Victim of your Genes

Diabetes Mellitus – You Are Not a Victim of your Genes

First off, I think we need to talk a little about genetics and maybe more importantly, epigenetics. You were born with a specific genetic code that does not change. Your genome is fixed. However, epigenetics (meaning above genetics) involves how much or whether or not...
Why Are We Consuming Animal Products?

Why Are We Consuming Animal Products?

Hello? Is anybody home? It can’t just be me out there asking this question… Really? Just me? Well, here are a few reasons why I consider eating animal flesh and animal byproducts one of the craziest things us humans are doing right now. Environmental Impact of...