Should You Go Green???

healthy food

I know we’ve all heard we need to eat more vegetable, but just why are they so very important to our health and why are green vegies so important? They really are more than that sprig of parsley decorating the side of your plate and they sometimes get a bad rap.  Greens are sometimes bitter and others are sometimes sweet, even pungent.

What's New and Beneficial About Cranberries


1 Little ingredient flips hormone fat burning switch "ON"

An all-day sugar solution! Is it possible? 

According to some savvy Swedish researchers, it's more than 
possible and this tip is so easy to implement, anyone can do it. 

If you include barley in your breakfast, the rest of your meals will 
be less "fattening." Here's how it works... 

When the adults included the study ate barley in the morning, 

Do You Need To Count Calories?

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times:  The best — maybe even the only – way to lose weight is to count calories.

After all, it’s a pretty simple equation: Calories in vs. calories out. Eat more calories than you burn, and you gain weight. Eat fewer calories than you burn and you lose weight.

Except counting calories isn’t that simple.

Healthy Homemade Mayonnaise

Maca Root Powder

Let me introduce you (assuming you haven't heard of this) to MACA Root. I have been using this for many years and sometimes forget to tell it to my clients.  I put it in my daily protein shakes (along with a whole slue of things). It can be purchased at - as a matter of fact you will love this site, I get most of my personal products there. Now without further ado - MACA ROOT:

What you think is going on in your head may be caused in part by what's happening in your gut!


A growing body of research shows the gut affects bodily functions far beyond digestion. Studies have shown intriguing links from the gut's health to bone formation, learning and memory and even conditions including Parkinson's disease. Recent research found disruptions to the stomach or intestinal bacteria can prompt depression and anxiety—at least in lab rats.

Nutrition Lie #3 – Soy is a Good Health Food

It’s true.

Soy is one of the highest plant sources of protein but that's about all it's got going for it, especially in its unfermented form.

Because soy is such a high source of protein (at 35% of the raw bean), it has made the global factory farming of livestock for cheap meat a possibility. It is now an everyday staple agricultural feeds for intensive chicken, beef, dairy, pig and fish farming. And soy increases the protein content of processed meat products.

Do Artificial Sweeteners CAUSE Flab?

Do Artificial Sweeteners CAUSE Flab? (You know, the chemical-sweeteners found in diet soft drinks and thousands of other "healthy foods.")

Nutrition Lie #2 - You Need Lots of Protein (to build muscle)

As hard as we try, we can never escape the flood of protein-related advertizing and conflicting information. For some reason, protein has been heralded as the “hot body nutrient” in fitness magazines. And over the past few decades, the belief that “more is better” has somehow diffused into our collective consciousness.

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