We all know a little something about carbohydrates, but you may wonder what are some good examples of carbohydrates, which carbs are “good” for you, and which ones are “bad” for you.
What are proteins, what foods are good sources of proteins, what foods are not good sources of proteins, and how much protein is ideal.
Healthy fats to incorporate in your healthy eating plan.
Shop at Farmer’s Markets – they’re a wonderful place to find fresh, organic, and locally grown produce. Join a CSA – Community Supported Agriculture. They typically provide a basket of seasonal produce each week in exchange for a monthly or
Some people, when they switch to a gluten-free diet, find themselves with unwanted and unexpected extra pounds creeping on. Why is this? Isn’t a gluten-free diet supposed to be healthy? When we “go gluten free” and opt to replace our previous
Want delicious, healthy, homemade soup in less than 20 minutes? Here you go! 1 Tbsp. olive or avocado oil2-3 cups chopped veggies (Healthy 8 Chopped Veggie Mix from Trader Joe’s works well. Found in the produce section)2 cups chicken broth1
Gluten lurks in the most unsuspecting places. And even some foods widely considered to be “healthy” are not at all healthy for someone who is intolerant to gluten. If you’re avoiding gluten because you have celiac disease or have non-celiac
Clients who are just beginning to eat a gluten-free diet usually ask the same question: what can I eat for a snack? If you’re used to munching on granola bars, cookies, or crackers when you get hungry, you may be
The Pancreas The pancreas is a glandular organ in the body’s abdominal cavity and it has very important functions. It helps the body digest foods by secreting digestive juices into the upper part of the small intestine; these juices contain
If you’re like most people, you start off the new year with intentions to change some habits, reach particular goals, or generally make positive changes in your life. And, if you’re like most people, you start off strong but those
Does this scenario sound familiar? After summer ends and the kids go back to school, you develop some better eating habits and are feeling pretty great… until Halloween comes around. Then you eat a few pieces of candy here, a
Truth About Detoxing and Cleansing – 4 Biggest Myths Debunked Thanks to so many conflicting opinions out there, detoxing has earned a reputation for being unhealthy and even unsafe. When you hear the word “detox,” do you immediately think of all-liquid diets, expensive supplements and short-term deprivation
Today’s blog post is to help you learn what mindful eating is all about and how it can help you keep your weight down. But first, why am I talking about eating mindfully anyway? Good question! In the modern world we
You may be hearing a lot about the gut lately, and the importance of good gut health. What do we mean by “gut?” The mouth is actually the first part of the gastrointestinal tract. When we eat food, it passes
Become Fast Friends with Your Slow Cooker: Two Simple Reasons Why Chances are you have a slow cooker stored away beneath the shelf in your pantry and perhaps you’ve never figured out how to make the most of it. You’ve