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 […]

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes (Plus Free Nutrition Guide)

Happy November!  Hope you enjoyed Halloween and didn’t eat too much candy!  Speaking of candy and sugar, November happens to be National Diabetes Awareness Month and I’m so excited to share a new resource with you!! A few months ago, my friend and diabetes expert, Dr. Brian Mowll, invited me to participate in an exciting […]

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 […]