The world of food can be so confusing at times. There was a time when it was clear what food was – it came directly from nature – whether foraging, hunting, or farming.
It’s funny, in my twenties, I was always the rebel who fought against routines. Something about knowing exactly what was coming next made me feel like a prisoner. Like a bird who’s wings […]
A food preservative is a substance added to foods to make them last longer; to “preserve” them. Preservatives are added to foods that go bad quickly and have found themselves in all kinds […]
Having a food intolerance is not fun. It can cause abdominal pain, discomfort, and nausea. It also causes embarrassing symptoms like flatulence and diarrhea. Other symptoms linked to food intolerances include muscle or […]
My kids absolutely love it when I actually bake them something. I’m not a huge baker, not because I don’t love eating baked goods, but because I really don’t like measuring things when […]
Many nutrition professionals generally advise that a healthful, balanced diet can provide most people with the nutrients essential for good health.
Fruit and vegetables naturally contain a number of beneficial nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, […]
I’ll let you in on a little secret. I never spend more than 5 minutes making my lunch.
Why? Because I have figured out a way to always have […]
Hormones are like chemical messengers, and govern nearly every cellular action in our body.
While very important, our sex hormones like estrogen, progesterone and testosterone, are actually not essential for our survival.
They’re responsible for […]
The best part of the holidays, aside from time spent with family and friends, is the FOOD!
I know that for many of you, who struggle with stress eating and years of yo-yo […]