Is The Gluten Free Diet Just An Unhealthy Fad?

Following a gluten free diet has been called an unhealthy fad diet unless you have been diagnosed with celiac disease, but is it? Lets take a look at gluten and why people might want to avoid it. Gluten is a protein found in grains like rye, barley, wheat, triticale, spelt, kamut and farro. … [Read more...]

Caramelized Cauliflower Frittata: Cauliflower Can Be Delicious Too

You must have had bacon and eggs a countless number of times for breakfast. Bacon and eggs are good, but having same things, again and again, every day become boring, right? I’m sure you’ll agree with me upon this. So, what we are going to do in this post is, we will discuss a new recipe, which … [Read more...]

How to Eat Healthy During the Summer Holiday

Like Christmas and Thanksgiving, the summer months are a time for indulging in in sweet treats. Summer always makes its mark with the smoky scents of a neighbor’s backyard barbecue and late-night street fairs selling ice cream sundaes. With friends and family constantly inviting us to these events, … [Read more...]

Avoid Cancer Causing Foods to Reduce Cancer Risks

Cancer is a serious health condition and could be really stressful. It takes a toll on your mental, emotional, financial and of course, physical health. Not only are you impacted by the issue, everyone attached to you are also affected by the intensity of the issue. There is hardly anything in your … [Read more...]

Is Intuitive Eating A Natural Detox Diet?

A New Year is approaching and I've been asked if intuitive eating is a natural detox detox diet. It's an interesting question and I will try to answer it in this blog post. It's that time when most of us make some sort of resolution. Popular ones are to eat more healthily, lose weight, or … [Read more...]

How Eating Whole At Christmas Prepares For Your New Year’s Resolution

According to a new survey in the UK many people are vowing to practice mindful eating at Christmas time. Instead of gorging themselves on carb rich festive food they intend to eat “clean comfort food”. Wondering how clean eating can be comforting too? Well, there’s clean eating and clean eating. … [Read more...]

Healthier Substitutions For Thanksgiving Favorites

First there was Halloween to get through now Thanksgiving is looming up and it’s so easy to give up on all the healthy eating plans you’ve been so carefully sticking to. You have, haven't you? Spending time with the family is wonderful, and catching up with old friends is great but you might be … [Read more...]

5 Tips For Mindful Eating During Thanksgiving And The Holiday Season

If you've done some detoxing this year and followed up by eating a healthy wholefood diet and want to stay in top shape this holiday season it would be a good idea to carefully plan and prepare your meals. I think you will agree that this is the time of the year when it is easy to over-indulge in … [Read more...]

Food Pyramids Take a Tumble

Brenda Wollenberg BSW RHN is a specialist in natural wellness programs for children, teens and adults, has been featured on TV and podcasts, and is author of Overweight Kids in a Toothpick World, a practical manual for families dealing with childhood obesity. She recently redefined the path to both … [Read more...]

Are You An Emotional Eater?

I recently listened to an interview about emotional eating and this comment was given: “after a stressful day, Iranian food like what I grew up on means more to me than anything else, meeting a need far beyond physical nourishment.” A perfect example of “eating for comfort” food. The following … [Read more...]