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...]

Will Detox Diet Fat And Oils Make Me Fat?

This is a question I get asked a lot so I am so thrilled and honored that Dr Mark Hyman agreed to do this guest post for me to give us the low down on fats. I first heard of this amazing doctor when I was researching detox and came across his Detox Box in 2004.  He is a nine times New York Times … [Read more...]

Healthy Halloween Treats Recipes

Reading recently that Americans are expected to spend $6.9 billion on Halloween this year with $2.6 billion being spent on unhealthy candy and sweets prompted me to scour the internet for some recipes for healthy Halloween treats. With all the talk about the dangers of sugar and the proposals for … [Read more...]

Is It Toxic To Cook With Sunflower Oil?

Well, they've finally come out and said it! Cooking with sunflower oil is highly toxic! According to research done by Professor Martin Grootveld, professor of bio-analytical chemistry and chemical pathology, and his team, cooking with sunflower oil produces aldehydes, toxic chemicals that have … [Read more...]

Are Low Calorie Recipes The Best Way To Lose Weight After Detoxing?

"A truly delicious way to lose weight" were the opening words of a booklet about comfort food with a healthy makeover I happened to see at the weekend. "Watching your weight doesn't mean missing out on delicious indulgent food" says the food writer. I took a quick look at the recipes and was … [Read more...]