It is impossible to count the number of times someone has told me they know they should and that they want to eat better directly followed by the word “but.”
Spruce Up Your Lemonade
We’ve all heard of strawberry lemonade. But that’s so twenty years ago! Summer is on its way so let’s get creative with this favorite deck-sitting drink
Pros and Cons of Microwaves – is using a microwave safe?
There are often heated (pun intended) conversations online about microwave use. One camp believes microwaving food sucks all the nutrients out of it. Another claims that microwave radiation causes brain cancer. And then there is the crowd saying microwaves are fine and everyone needs to get a grip.
Storing Fresh Produce for the Longest Shelf Life
One of the amazing benefits of plant-based eating is the wide variety of fresh fruits and veggies we get to try.
Stress Eating – Avoiding the Quarantine 15
Stress Eating Avoiding the Quarantine 15 – Whole Food Muscle, The Plant Based Program For All Fitness Levels
Beets, Not Just for Athletes
Boy do I wish I’d known then what I know now. Being winded would have never been a limiting factor in my game. Hence athletes today use beets for “legal blood doping.”
The Risk of Lead in Bone Broth
The Risk of Lead in Bone Broth – Because of Covid-19/the novel coronavirus (nCoV) there has been A LOT of information online this week about how to stay healthy. If you haven’t gotten the memo – WASH YOUR HANDS!
Are Natural Flavors Food?
When reading a list of ingredients, it’s pretty easy to skim right over “natural flavors.” It sounds so innocuous. It has the word “natural” and it’s just “flavor.” So how bad can it be?
Arsenic in Rice
It could also be said that arsenic is a naturally occurring compound in the earth and our bodies are pretty good at eliminating it through our urine.
Is Game Changers Right About Protein?
The question about getting enough protein is the first thing the documentary Game Changers addresses with good reason. Both athletes and non-athletes are very concerned that if they eat plant-based they either won’t get enough protein or that they will have to carefully count and balance amino acids.
Blogs, Food Addiction, Food Cravings
I’ll summarize what I’ve learned and then you can decide where chocolate fits or doesn’t into your eating habits.
Why Weight Gain Is SO Easy And Weight Loss Is SO Hard
It goes without saying that humans are designed to be energy efficient and to store anything extra in case we need it later. And that could be the entirety of this article.
Eggs – The ANTI-Health Food
Blogs, Dieting, Plant-Based, Protein
We thought it might be helpful for you to have a few of the top reasons eggs are not a great choice all in one place.
Eggs are the most concentrated source of cholesterol in the American diet
Can You Spot Fake Food?
Blogs, Dieting, Plant-Based, Uncategorized
Anything created, designed and marketed to make a company money. They are responsible to their shareholders. Your health is your problem.
Happy Guts Don’t Bloat
While the initial bacteria you get is determined at birth, there are several things you can do that either help or hurt the health and diversity of your gut garden.
Protein And Muscle Building
Blogs, Dieting, Plant-Based, Protein
It’s an interesting fallacy that muscle can be built in the kitchen or simply by drinking protein shakes.
Daily Green Smoothie Danger
Blogs, Dieting, Juicing, Plant-Based
Green smoothies are a common way for people to sneak in their greens every day. As you know, we recommend you always chew your food, because chewing is the first step in good digestion.
Eating Breakfast Out
Creating a reasonably healthy meal from restaurant offerings is a challenge in general. But breakfast seems to be particularly daunting.
Are Nightshades Bad?
You might have heard that NFL quarterback Tom Brady doesn’t eat nightshades. He even has a book outlining a whole host of things he doesn’t eat and why. While I would take advice on being an NFL quarterback from him, I would decidedly NOT take nutrition advice from him.
Chocolate Milk After Exercise
Last week I noticed the guy swimming laps in the lane next to me had a bottle of chocolate milk sitting on the edge of the pool. I always have my water bottle so that he had a beverage wasn’t what struck me. It was that it was chocolate milk.