In Support of Coconut Oil

To eat coconut or not to eat coconut? Recently, the American Heart Association weighed in on the subject, issuing a Presidential Advisory statement urging Americans to avoid saturated fat, including saturated fat in the form of coconut oil. Given how popular coconut oil has become, this has led to an outcry of confusion from the […]

De-Sugaring What You Drink

Lots of people pay attention to what they eat, but most people overlook what they drink. Sweetened coffee, sports drinks, vitamin waters, and fruit juice are just as common as sodas these days. Tea comes presweetened; so do yogurt drinks. Some people rely on energy drinks as breakfast. But while most people acknowledge that sugary […]

Blood Sugar Problems?

Why are so many people struggling with their weight, blood sugar, cholesterol, and inflammation?  Diabetes is a global epidemic and needs to be stopped! My good friend and diabetes expert, Dr. Brian Mowll, has put together the first ever Diabetes Bundle, full of information to help you normalize your blood sugar and reverse type 2 […]

Halloween and Food Allergy Strategies

Do your kids have food allergies?  Do you?  Halloween is that time of year when you have to be more aware of food allergies.  Often there are more treats lurking around the office or more treats coming into the schools either for parties or candy being passed out in classrooms.  I know I personally have […]

Staying Steady: How to Keep Your Blood Sugar Levels on an Even Keel

We have all been there: come mid-morning, our energy levels crash and we make a run to the nearest vending machine. Or maybe the crash hits in the middle of the afternoon. No matter when it hits, that I’m-going-to-fall-asleep-right-here feeling is mostly the result of plummeting blood sugar…which is usually preceded by sky-high blood sugar. […]

Comparing Natural Sweeteners

There are a variety of sources of natural sweeteners that can enhance the taste of food while also providing some essential vitamins and minerals. Unrefined and natural sweeteners should be used in moderation in one’s diet, optimally accompanied by some good proteins or fats to prevent a spike and crash in blood sugar.  The following […]

Is Sugar Lurking in Your Food or Drinks?

Food manufacturers use sugar in their products to get consumers addicted to their products. Most processed foods are loaded with sugar! If that were not bad enough, usually that sugar is the cheapest form of sugar: high-fructose corn syrup. HFCS is processed by the liver, and excess sugar makes the liver fatty.  Not good.  Sugar […]