Are you addicted and don’t know it? From time to time, we all stray off of our normal ‘healthy’ or weight loss diet. It’s not a big deal unless you have trouble getting back on track…
Think—what foods do you eat day in, and day out on a regular basis? Foods eaten daily can often cause chronic health problems. Would you believe that the majority of people have some hidden food sensitivities?
Is Agave the New “Healthy” Sweetener? Agave syrup has been advertised as a new “healthy” sweetener that is low glycemic, good for weight loss, and better for you than either regular sugar (sucrose) or high fructose corn syrup. And sales of agave syrup have skyrocketed in the last few years. But is it really that [...]
Have you ever stopped to think that America is turning into one big gigantic feedlot–but WE are the cattle? The American public is now living on a diet that consists mostly of corn, wheat, and soy products, very very similar to commercially raised cattle, chickens, and fish. These industrialized big business agricultural products have [...]
Cave men didn't eat grains; at least nowhere close to the form we eat today. But our country has been steadily increasing its consumption of grain for the past 30 or more years. Along with that are the rising numbers of obese and overweight people. In the 1970’s, the average American ate 85 pounds [...]
Our craving for sweets often ruins the most well intentioned lean body plan, and we succumb to chocolates, handfuls of cookies, a slice of cake, a generous scoop of ice cream, or other such decadent fare. The key ingredient in all of these items and essentially most of the sweets available on the market is [...]
Is Gluten Fattening? Have you noticed all the “Gluten Free” items at the grocery store lately? Some stores have whole aisles dedicated to “gluten-free”. There’s even “gluten-free” beer! A few years ago, few people knew what “gluten-free” was; now it seems like the whole world is going gluten-free. What is gluten? Well, gluten is the [...]