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What's the Big Deal About Bread

Coach’s Corner: What’s the Big Deal About Bread?

Is Bread Healthy? Clients frequently ask me about bread and wonder whether they should eat it regularly – or at all. So, I’m about to wade into a somewhat touchy subject and discuss some of the pitfalls of bread and what to look for in choosing bread that supports your health goals.     Four…



There is a very common myth that eating high-cholesterol foods causes elevated cholesterol.This is 100% myth. We’ve had a misunderstanding of the kinds of foods that drive high cholesterol. We must remember that the cholesterol in our blood is made in the liver, and does NOT come directly from the foods we eat.   What…


Food and Mood Part 1: The Role of Inflammation in Anxiety and Depression

Food affects our mood; what we eat directly impacts how we feel.   Mood disorders are on the rise. These include issues like anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and seasonal affective disorder. But many of us also have more mild mood instability, feel easily irritated, experience quick mood swings, or have a general sense of brain…


The Fasting Mimicking Diet

With all the talk about fasting, you may have heard of the Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD), as a popular fasting method with impressive results. In this article, let’s talk about the FMD, what it is, some of the benefits, and some suggestions I have for a successful implementation of the Fasting Mimicking Diet. What is…


July Coach’s Corner: A Mindset of Eating More, Not Less

When was the last time you heard someone say that they were cutting carbs or fat, eliminating gluten or dairy, or removing processed foods or sugar? This is a common way we describe what we’re eating these days; it appeals to our negativity bias. But our focus on what we’re NOT eating often backfires not…


Why Eat Organic Foods?

Adopting an organic lifestyle helps to enhance the health of ecosystems, organisms—and you.