Everyone wants to be lean—and healthy. Or, so I would hope. But most still unfortunately fear fat. Yet healthy fat cannot be stored as fat, because it doesn’t trigger insulin. Insulin must be present for the body to stop fat. The fact is, the more healthy fat you eat, the leaner and healthier you will be.
Depression is on the rise. More and more people feel the need to take antidepressants, a classification of drugs that comes with numerous and life-threatening side effects. Sadly, doctors are only too ready to prescribe them. Patients are unaware that they have other safer and far more effective options. Did you know that your nutrition plays a critical role in your
Cravings are endless, be it for sweets, bread, alcohol, caffeine, pizza, or numerous other junk carbs. While you have long known you should avoid these foods, your brain refuses to listen. It continually pushes you toward these disease-inducing foods. With a new year just around the corner, you will attempt yet another diet. This time, though, you
This is one of the greatest myths perpetuated throughout the diet/fitness industry. I could do a 1,000 crunches with a client and their tummy will not get any leaner or flatter. I will make their core stronger, but not leaner. Why? Because your stomach is a direct reflection of your D-I-E-T. If you’re still eating foods that
Did you know that your brain is approximately 60% fat? Did you know that your brain thrives on healthy fats? Well, it is—and it does. The brain consists of fats that create all of the cell membranes in your body. If your diet is filled with carbs, which equal sugar, then your brain is unable to make quality nerve cell
Shockingly, our best intentions to live a long and healthy life are deliberately sabotaged. From the diet industry to the food and pharmaceutical industries, the primary goal of these profit-driven conglomerates is to sell their products at whatever cost. That cost just happens to be our health—and most often—our very life. One only has to