Are you bothered by a runny nose for hours after eating certain foods? Or brain fog or joint pain the morning after straying from your normal eating pattern? Do you avoid eating in unfamiliar restaurants for fear of the aftermath? If any of these scenarios sound familiar, you may have
If you can’t go more than a few days (or maybe even a few hours) without hearing the words “There’s nothing to eat” or “What else is there to eat?” chances are you live with a teenager. Between their increased energy needs during growth spurts and variations in day-to-day schedules,
Nut butters are a secret weapon for making fruits, raw veggies and oatmeal more satisfying. If you’ve branched out beyond peanut butter, you know store-bought nut and seed butters can get expensive and often contain added sugar and oils, so why not make your own? If you have some nuts,
Exercise and nutrition go hand-in-hand, and there is lots of conflicting advice out there about the best way to eat to power your workouts. If you’re just getting started, or getting back in the game after a fitness hiatus it’s important to separate the hype from tried and true tactics.
Whether you decide to limit or avoid meat, eggs and/or dairy for health, ethical, religious or environmental reasons, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re getting the right balance of nutrients to optimize your health and energy now and for years to come.
Does healthy eating on a budget seem out of reach? You might think you have to sacrifice good nutrition to keep your food finances in check, but thinking that way can be a justification for purchasing cheaper, highly-processed foods. Such foods marketed as complete meals or sides often contain little
If your salt and pepper shakers are the only seasonings that have seen the light of day in recent weeks, it’s time to step up your game with homemade seasoning blends. They’ll soon become your secret weapon to making healthy, mouth-watering meals in a flash.
Jicama dickory dock. Eat this root vegetable — it’s not a rock. Chop it up and see How tasty it can be, Especially when you serve it with guac. Pronounced HEE-ka-ma, this unassuming tuber might be something you stroll right by in the produce section of your grocery store without
Whether you call it intermittent fasting, time-restricted eating, circadian-rhythm fasting or simply skipping breakfast, reducing the number of hours you eat in a day has been gaining in popularity over the past decade. It has been cited as a strategy to lose weight, control blood sugar, reduce the risk of
Injustice in the food system – I’ve put off blogging about this for too long for a couple of reasons — 1) it’s far too broad a topic to adequately tackle in one blog and 2) for fear of the discomfort it may cause people, myself included, as I want