Are you searching for the perfect diet? Most diets focus on restrictions that are hard to make stick. Food restrictions can lead to an unhealthy relationship with your food and cause deficiencies. I chose this topic because I have tried restrictive diets without long-term success. It finally caught up with me when I tried the ketogenic diet, and since then, I take a … [Read more...] about Restriction Can Cause an Unhealthy Relationship with Food
The holiday season is the time of the year when some of us gain weight. The reason for weight gain during the holiday season is found in all the foods that we have in celebration of the season. Some of us stress about the food and already know that weight gain is inevitable. What if I told you not to worry about the food and weight gain? Well, that’s what I am telling you in … [Read more...] about 10 Tips for Enjoying Holidays without Stressing | Food and Weight Gain
The answer to the opening headline question is no. These days there is so much conflicting information about what foods we should eat versus those that we should avoid. With all this information out here, it’s a wonder anyone knows what to eat. Life was simpler when my father and great grandparents raised their own food. But these days things have gotten complicated. One … [Read more...] about Is There Anything I Can Eat That Doesn’t Get A Bum Rap?
"Give your stress wings and let it fly away." ~ Terri Guillemets "There is more to life than increasing its speed." ~ Mohandas K. Gandhi "Stress is the trash of modern life - we all generate it but if you don’t dispose of it properly, it will pile up and overtake your life." ~ Terri Guillemets "Taking time out each day to relax and renew is essential to living well." ~ Judith … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Not Let Stress Affect Your Relationship With Food
Belly fat is some of the most stubborn fat. It grabs hold and hangs on for what seems like an eternity. The good news is that you can burn fat the fat off by making a few lifestyle changes, but you must stick with your routine. Never accept belly fat as a natural part of living, because it is not natural. Extra belly fat is unhealthy and we want to do all we can to banish … [Read more...] about 8 Tips on How to Get a Flatter Belly
The avocado gets no love from my family and friends. The look of disgust comes across their faces when I say I like avocado. They can’t imagine anyone eating something green and mushy; it must taste horrible. I say, don’t knock it until you try it, you might be surprised. There are many ways of eating the avocado. There are some people who think the only way you can eat … [Read more...] about Avocado Salad with Basil