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Fabulous Fats

By |2023-05-30T18:57:19-07:00May 30th, 2023|Healthy Food and Supplements, Losing Weight, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar|

In this final installment of articles overviewing the macronutrients (protein, carbohydrate, and fat) we complete the picture with fat. Everybody knows that fat is bad for you.  Right? Well, not exactly.  It is fat that has been most unjustly demonized.  We have been suffering from a low-fat craze for the [...]

The Benefits of Coconut Oil

By |2023-05-30T18:47:33-07:00May 30th, 2023|Healthy Food and Supplements, Improved Mood and Mental Clarity, Losing Weight, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar|

I’ve often spoke of how confusing nutrition can be – one week we hear one news item and the next week the complete opposite. Well, here we go again. Last week the local paper that publishes my articles carried a syndicated article from a Dr. Komaroff “Coconut Oil No Substitute [...]

Danger Will Robinson, Danger – Artificial Sweeteners: May 2023 Newsletter

By |2023-04-30T17:57:55-07:00April 30th, 2023|Healthy Food and Supplements, Improving Digestion, Losing Weight, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar, Navigating Marketing Hypes, Recommended Reading|

This month we continue the theme of nutrition myths and focus on perhaps the most dangerous of all – the belief and marketing of artificial sweeteners as being safe for human consumption. They are not. Let us repeat. Artificial sweeteners are not safe. In fact, they are a major contributor [...]

Everything You Wanted to Know About Artificial Sweeteners But Were Afraid To Ask?

By |2023-04-30T16:28:32-07:00April 30th, 2023|Healthy Food and Supplements, Losing Weight, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar, Navigating Marketing Hypes, Recommended Reading|

This is the handout from our presentation on Artificial Sweeteners. It goes along with the article "Why Are We Still Consuming Artificial Sweeteners? which you can access here: Artificial Sweeteners This is the most important point of this whole presentation:  While it is true that artificial sweeteners do not increase [...]

Cut the Carbs

By |2023-04-30T16:05:02-07:00April 30th, 2023|Healthy Food and Supplements, Losing Weight, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar|

In this third installment of articles overviewing the macronutrients (protein, carbohydrate, and fat) we turn our attention to carbohydrates. The amount of carbohydrates to have in our diet is probably the most controversial question of nutrition.  You will see heated debates illustrating the benefits of both low carbohydrate diets and [...]

Can artificial sweeteners contribute to diabetes?

By |2023-04-30T15:57:09-07:00April 30th, 2023|Healthy Food and Supplements, Losing Weight, Navigating Marketing Hypes|

One of my favorite nutrition publications now out of print is Health Alert by Dr. Bruce West. Each month I would look forward to the latest edition. The official title is Health Alert: When All Other Treatments Fail. I think you get the picture. Dr. West is a Chiropractor and [...]

Why Are We Still Consuming Artificial Sweeteners?

By |2023-04-30T17:58:17-07:00April 30th, 2023|Healthy Food and Supplements, Losing Weight, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar, Navigating Marketing Hypes|

Previously I have written about the evils of sugar. If you thought that was scary, there is something I believe is actually worse – the artificial sweeteners that are offered by the food industry as a “no calorie” alternative. Why are they dangerous? Quite simply they are a mix of [...]

What SHAPE Are You In?: March 2023 Newsletter

By |2023-03-02T14:26:15-08:00March 2nd, 2023|Balancing Hormones, Detoxifying, Healthy Food and Supplements, Immune System Support, Improved Mood and Mental Clarity, Improving Digestion, Losing Weight, SHAPE ReClaimed|

WHAT SHAPE ARE YOU IN? Welcome to March, Spring is just around the corner. Perhaps, you have settled into your routine for 2023. This is a great time to assess your health goals for the year. Do you still wonder what foods are best for you (remember we are all [...]

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To Keto or Not…That is The Question

By |2023-03-02T13:53:25-08:00March 2nd, 2023|Healthy Food and Supplements, Losing Weight|

It seems everybody is talking about the keto diet. You may have tried it yourself, or you may know someone who has tried it. It may have worked great or not. Any outcome is possible, as with all diets it is critical to remember we all have different body chemistries [...]

Your Weight and Your Health – How Do We Get Overweight?

By |2023-03-02T12:12:39-08:00March 2nd, 2023|Balancing Hormones, Losing Weight, SHAPE ReClaimed|

This is part of a two-article series exploring the critical relationship between our weight and our health. This article explains why we gain weight and the second looks at the negative consequences to our health from being overweight. More than 60% of the US adult population is overweight. Being overweight [...]

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