Blogs about Food

A personal invite to stronger living

That's great just remember that one size doesn't always fit all. Have fun with it and modify as you see fit.  Also, if you ever have any specific questions about your routine or how to optimize your use of the machines, free weights, or core exercises, let me know.  If you can prioritize sleeping smarter, lowing chronic stress and inflammation, utilizing better hydration strategies, and creating quick and easy healthy snacks from more nutrient-dense items that would be great and you will on your way to living stronger. 

6 Power Foods to Eat for Healthy Hair

 

Preserving Foods While Eating Healthily: Is it Possible?

Food preservation is one of the preeminent things that have happened to humankind. However, if you do not have a safe way of preserving food, you will often be in serious trouble. Aside from that, you will suffer starvation. The good thing is you do not have to be a professional on diet and nourishment to understand ways of preserving fod.

Is Food Better For Health Than Supplements? You Need To Know!

I don’t know about you, but my doctor always pushes me to take a multivitamin. When I tell her that I don’t take one, she questions why I don’t and, again, encourages me to take one. My answer is: “I get my vitamins and minerals from the foods that I eat.”Here is an interesting fact: Nutrient deficiencies are common, usually from a poor diet or from reduced calorie intake. 68% of North Americans are deficient in calcium, 75% in magnesium, and 80% in vitamin B6.

Organics eggz...why?

I just finished cooking breakfast. Has anyone ever wondered or perhaps already made up their mind about whether there is a difference between the "expensive" and the "cheap" eggs that are made available to us? If there is a difference, is it just a visual, structural, textural, taste, and satiating difference or is there also a nutritional, more microscopic difference?  

3500

 That's the magic number. But, that’s not how many pushups or burprees I want you to do. This is the number of calories that equal 1 pound. If you take in 3500 calories you just took on 1 pound. Of course, this means, if you put your body in a deficit of 3500 calories, that's 1 pound you’ve lost.  

6 Tips to Minimize Those Holiday Calories

 

What does fiber do? Soluble versus insoluble fiber

 

Answers to "Nourishing" Questions

Recently I had the honor of teaching a "Simple Food Tools and Strategies" course at the Older Adult Institute in Albuquerque

Talk Yourself Out of Your Bad Eating Habits

I have many clients with eating disorders and I also struggled early on in my life with an eating disorder.  It is difficult to rewire the brain to get out of the "old habits" or ways of thinking and to make the brain think of an alternative way to cope.  Stress is the #1 cause of emotional eating as I know this personally and I see it daily with my clients.  The simplist way to deal with this if you turn to food as your release is to TALK YOURSELF OUT OF IT!