Category Archives: "Nutrition"
My Story and How Adding “Gentle Carbs” Changed My Health At the beginning of this year, I gave you all an update on the 7 healthy habits I started in the fall of 2013. That included cutting way back on carbs. I’d heard about all the benefits-including weight loss, reduced cravings, a clear mind, less
One of the main problems we have facing our health today is inflammation. It’s been linked to osteoarthritis, infections, digestive problems, premature aging, and more. The body responds to wounds and infections with inflammation. It’s a natural immune response, and in optimal conditions, actually helps us heal. The problems start when the inflammation doesn’t go
In a former post, I talked about how changes in my diet helped clear up my skin. I’ve long struggled with acne, and I know that food can definitely impact how many breakouts I have. It used to be that dermatologists gave little credence to the diet-acne link, but new studies are changing that. There’s
You’ve probably heard some of the buzz about cooking oils, lately. Maybe you’ve brought home some extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil to try in your home cooking. I love both of these oils and use them often. When I first started looking into oils, though, I have to admit-it was a little confusing.