As health and nutrition consultants, two big questions We’re always asked are: “When should I snack?” and “What should I snack on?” Because snacking often ends up being more like erratic eating so here are some tips to help you snack smartly:
1. Snack when your hunger is real.
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There seems to be a bit of confusion on the matter; lemons are acidic or…lemons are alkaline. Which is it? Let’s clear up the issue once and for all.
On the pH scale, a score of 7 is considered neutral. Anything measuring 6.9 or below is considered an acid,… Continue reading →
For me; warm lemon water has become the new coffee. I discovered that my coffee habit was as much an attachment to a warm beverage and the activities associated with that morning cup of coffee as it was to the actual caffeine. When considering if coffee was moving me closer… Continue reading →
We love salads in fact; we think salads are great! They are tasty, satisfy that need for crunch, and can often be put together in a matter of minutes! They are also lighter than other meals, making them a good choice alongside heavier main courses. This Raspberry Spinach Summer Salad… Continue reading →
Strawberries are in full bloom at the farmers markets and that can only mean the official start of summer! One of our favorite ways to enjoy fresh strawberries in this amazing salad.
You can really “power up” the flavor and health benefit by adding a few of your other fave… Continue reading →
Vitamins Just Create Expensive Urine
Have you ever heard this one before? “Your body doesn’t absorb extra vitamins. All you get from taking vitamin supplements is expensive urine.” Sure you have. Some people will tell you that any vitamin consumption higher than the lowly RDA is simply a “waste of… Continue reading →
I Only Need to Take My Supplements Once a Day
Does eating once a day work for optimal health? Marketers know we would LOVE if we could do that – pop a pill once day for health, another in place of exercise, maybe another in place of food and… Continue reading →
All Vitamins Are the Same, Buy the Cheapest One
We hear this very often from clients who are taking a vitamin supplement purchased from one of the mainstream stores.
Finding and taking the best supplements to support your health isn’t easy. The lack of adequate enforcement of government… Continue reading →
Superfoods comes in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Kale is no different, but if you have been avoiding this amazing superfood, it’s time to start making it a regular. Start by trying this recipe for Baked Kale Chips. If it can be turned into a chip, it can’t be that… Continue reading →
We have all heard that we need to monitor our fat intake right? It’s important to know that not all fats were created equal. There are fats that are good for you with superior health benefits — and then there are the fats that you want to stay far away… Continue reading →
This mid day treat is super easy to whip up and is the perfect idea for kids after school or a get together with friends. Plus, its the perfect cure when we crave something chocolatey.
Now for sure we don’t add any sugar at all in this one. The maca… Continue reading →
Eating a low glycemic diet not only helps us keep our weight under control; it’s also a great way to begin to reduce inflammation and avoid many of the degenerative diseases that plague us today. This Grilled Chicken with Corn and Black Bean Salsa is not only amazing on the… Continue reading →
Myth # 8
It doesn’t matter what I eat as long as I cut calories.
This one is HUGE and we often hear this one from someone who has gone through one of the popular weight loss programs where you are allowed to eat anything but in less… Continue reading →
Myth # 7
I drink a lot of tea, coffee and juice so I get enough water.
We often hear this from someone with symptoms that are often due to dehydration, such as: Headaches, Migraines, Joint aches, Tiredness, Irritability, Constipation, Acid reflux pain and so forth.… Continue reading →
Nothing is better tasting (or better for you) than grilled fish. This Grilled Halibut with Strawberry and Cucumber Mint Salsa combines the essential fatty acids and great taste of halibut with the super power anti-oxidants found in berries for a delicious dinner treat!
2 Halibut Steaks (Wild… Continue reading →