The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Inflammation

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Inflammation “Inflammation is a big buzz word in the world of health now, and rightfully so. The word inflammation comes from the Latin word ‘inflammare’ meaning ‘to ignite’ and it’s your body’s response to danger signals.” Dr. Stephanie Davis Inflammation, often dubbed as the ‘secret killer,’ is a stealthy biological […]

7 Hypertension Fighters in Your Kitchen

7 Hypertension Fighters in Your Kitchen Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects nearly half of Americans across the country. As we recounted in a recent blog, hypertension is often called the “silent killer,” with many people going unaware of their heightened blood pressure levels until it’s too late—resulting in a stroke, heart disease, and heart attacks. Hypertension, however, […]

What’s in a Label? What You Need to Know to Make Healthy Food Choices

What’s in a Label? What You Need to Know to Make Healthy Food Choices What’s black, white, and red all over? The nutrition label on a pack of Twizzlers! Reading a nutrition label is a must-have skill in today’s world of ultra-processed and complex and plentiful additives. If you don’t know what you’re putting in […]

The Truth about Fat: Less is NOT More

The Truth about Fat: Less is NOT More Diet culture has cycled through what feels like hundreds of trends: “Go keto and lose 10 lbs in a month!” “Only eat raw, never cooked veggies for optimal health!” And even the wild, “Eat only Special K to fit into your old jeans again!” One diet trend […]

Breaking the Binge Eating Cycle: Darn it – It’s your hormones

Binge eating plagues a lot of us. The post-meal or late night snack raids of Domino’s pizza, a box of Oreo’s, or a pint (or two) of Jenni’s ice cream has become a secret, shame-ridden ritual for many people, especially in places like the US where heavily processed food is more common and readily available. […]

Your Guide to Fats: Which Vegetable Oils Are Bad?

On the cover of health magazines in the 80s, 90s and even into the 2000s, you would have seen a lot of hullabaloo about how fat was Public Enemy #1 and it was making us all, well…fat. They demonized fat for obesity rates, rise in cardiovascular diseases, and other chronic conditions. The low-fat craze told […]

Let them eat cake? Merci, Non!

I listened to another great podcast featuring Dr. Steven Gundry, a renowned cardiothoracic surgeon and New York Times bestselling author of The Plant Paradox and Plant Paradox Cookbook.  Dr. Gundry explains what sugar is, why it’s harmful and some options for substituting it.   Here are the highlights: The average American eats around 153 pounds […]

Let Food Be Thy Medicine – What I Eat (Part 2)

As I mentioned in Part 1 of my blog, I try to live by Hippocrates’ famous quote: ‘Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food’. In the busy world we live in, all of this takes advance planning. Although I am known as the ultimate planner, I often use up all my planning […]

5 Tips to Starting Off the New Year in a Healthy Fashion

I used to make New Year’s Resolutions every year until I realized that making promises at the beginning of the year which inevitably get broken within 90 days was not a sustainable habit. So, in light of the New Year, I’ll share some things you can do to take control of your health without a […]

Your Gut & Weight Loss Connection

Have you heard all the buzz lately about the role that your gut microbiome has on your weight? There’s an ever-growing body of research around this with plenty of evidence for the association between gut bacteria and obesity in both infants and adults. In fact, the microbial changes in your gut can be considered a […]

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