Coconut Oil, and the AHA Article in USA Today…. Fake News

The current recommendation by the American Heart Association to discontinue any use of coconut oil is absurd and not surprising to me… Poor heart health parameters: The authors only focus on LDL as the main predictor for cardiovascular disease. What they SHOULD be...

Hey Men, Lost Your Sex Drive? This Could Be Why

Libido is such an interesting (and complex) experience.  Because of this it can be affected by so many things.  And we're not just talking about the obvious sex hormone testosterone here. Although testosterone levels can have a big (yes BIG) effect on sex drive there...

Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods

Do you love your breakfast?  Do you have a short list of “go-to” recipes?  Do you need a bit of inspiration to start eating breakfast again? (Just a Reminder, Breakfast means - Break Fast, breakfast is meant to break a fasting period basically the first meal of your...

Freshen Your Fridge and Perk Up Your Pantry

Simple steps to transform your kitchen … and your health! The Tough Part -- Step 1: Pitch and Toss If you were going to eat those last few pretzels, you would have by now. Or that last scoop of freezer-burned ice cream. Or that pumpkin pie filling from two...

Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

You knew there was a bit of an over-emphasis (borderline obsession) about cholesterol, right? Before we jump into some myths let's make sure we're on the same page when it comes to what exactly cholesterol is. Myth #1: “Cholesterol” is cholesterol  While cholesterol...

Why is My Metabolism Slow?

You may feel tired, cold or that you've gained weight.  Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow. Why does this happen?  Why do metabolic rates slow down? What can slow my metabolism? Metabolism includes all...

Bye Bye Sleeping Through the Night

Have you said “bye bye” to sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day? Do not fear, I have some great tips (and an amazing recipe) for you! The science of sleep is fascinating, complicated and growing Sleep is this...

The Cauliflower Connection

Cauliflower may not have been your first favorite vegetable, but it may become the star of your spring meals after you learn more about its remarkable reservoir of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals. With its many nutritional benefits, cauliflower is...