Five Thyroid Rockstars

Five Thyroid Rockstars

You probably don’t give much thought to your thyroid, the little butterfly-shaped gland in your neck, unless you start feeling tired, cold, constipated, or notice hair loss or weight gain. But thyroid problems have reached epidemic proportions due to the...
Why You Should Let Yourself Get Hungry

Why You Should Let Yourself Get Hungry

Many of us are scared of being hungry, especially on a weight loss plan, and we’ve been programmed that hunger is a negative feeling that should be quickly fixed. But did you know that letting yourself get hungry between meals can make you healthier and even...
5 Foods to Keep Your Gut Happy

5 Foods to Keep Your Gut Happy

All disease begins in the gut, said Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine. We’re really starting to see how much truth this phrase holds. For example, our gut bacteria outnumber our human cells (but not by as much as 10:1 as has been previously reported)....
How to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

How to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

We all tend to indulge a bit more than usual during holiday time, so I’ve come up with some tips to help you stay on track til the new year (when everyone hits the gym!). Before you groan and think I’m going to say, “Just eat less and avoid sweets,”...
Should You Be Gluten Free?

Should You Be Gluten Free?

What You Don’t Know Might Kill You and Suicide by Sandwich sound like dangerous, dire warnings. Would you believe these are articles about a food? Some nutritionists and researchers say it’s poison, contributing to nearly every human ailment, from acne to...
Updates on Vegetarian/Vegan Diets: Are They Healthy?

Updates on Vegetarian/Vegan Diets: Are They Healthy?

It took me a long time to write this post, and here’s why: There is no greater debate in the nutrition world than that between meat eaters and vegetarians/vegans on which diet is healthier. I’ve been on both sides of the fence. I have, at times, considered...