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Counting Calories Doesn't Work

Calorie counting is accepted as “the right way” to choose what to eat to lose weight, but the truth is it doesn’t work.

That isn’t hyperbole – calorie counting does not work, and I’ll prove it to you. 468 more words


The PCOS Predicament

I have PCOS, polycystic ovary syndrome. It is a metabolic and hormonal disorder that has a long list of symptoms and risks attached to it. Let’s just say my hormones are out of whack and my ovaries don’t release eggs as they should. 535 more words

New Research: Sugar Is Addictive

Sugar is addictive and affects our brains like a drug. And just like drugs, the longer we eat sugar the more we have to eat to get the same level of pleasure. 300 more words


Nutrition: Turn it Upside Down

For a truly healthy diet turn the food pyramid upside down.

The food pyramid created by the USDA at the end of last millennium was an attempt to reduce the amount of fat people were eating in order to combat heart disease. 267 more words


Full-Fat Dairy Reduces Diabetes Risk

New studies show that eating full-fat dairy products not only halves the risk of diabetes, but lowers the risk of obesity.

A 15-year US study of more than 3,300 people published last month in the journal… 62 more words


Butter IS Better

I remember the TV ad well.

A pudgy father reached across his 1970’s vinyl topped kitchen table with stainless steel knife gripped awkwardly in hand to carve a healthy slice off a solid brick of butter. 1,083 more words


The Agony of the "BEFORE" photo

It’s amazing how one photo has the ability to erase years of successes.

In January of 2015 I received an official diagnosis of Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (the two go hand in hand).   606 more words