Should you try an intermittent fasting program?

Should you try an intermittent fasting program?

Fasting is about timing not necessarily calorie restriction. The word fasting makes me think of trendy diets that help followers loose weight quickly but are either hard to follow and/or hard to stick with. The fasting process described in Intuitive Fasting is a...
Five cookbooks to help you transition to a plant based diet.

Five cookbooks to help you transition to a plant based diet.

Incorporating plant based foods slowly is better than a radical change to your diet. Before you eliminate whole food groups from your diet, think about how you currently eat and how many changes your desired diets will require. There are different types of plant based...
Five of the healthiest wines you can drink in moderation.

Five of the healthiest wines you can drink in moderation.

Even on a “clean diet” you can drink some red wine.   We’re reading the book Younger by Sara Gottried, MD and learned that chocolate, guacamole and red wine are even included in her younger formula. Given that the holiday season is just...
What are phytonutrients and why do you need them?

What are phytonutrients and why do you need them?

Phytonutrients are essential nutrients that help keep you healthy. Do you ever hear people talking about “free radicals” and think they must be health radicals? Well — free radicals are actually a real thing that can be both good and bad depending on how...
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