How To Eat Legumes

Legumes

Here’s a little quiz: what do mesquite, beans, carob, peas, soy, peanuts, lentils, and even alfalfa and clover all have in common? Say it with me: “lay-gooms.”  Legumes–the food group with a weird name–are plants whose seed grows inside a pod. I love legumes! This whole class of food is highly underrated. I’m going to…

Get Healthy With Alkaline Water! (my online class July 13)

A lot of what you think you know about water isn’t true! You’re made up of 70% water: Fact. Your brain is 80% water: Fact. But: Would you be surprised to know that some of us aren’t hydrated, even by 8 glasses of water a day? That our water has gotten really acidic, causing more…

How To Avoid Hidden Sugar in Your Food

Avoid Hidden Sugar in Food

At GSG I try to be all about the good things you eat and do to fuel and strengthen your body. I want to be all about what to say yes to. Not so much about what you gotta say no, no, never  to. But sugar? It’s everywhere, and it’s nasty stuff. I’ve written before…

Wheat Is Good For You! (But Not How You’re Eating It)

Wheat is good for you

Food fads haven’t served America well. Not one of them has restored us to health, and that’s because each one is underpinned by profit motives, rather than scientific evidence that manipulating macronutrients, or eating specifically for your blood type, or putting your body into some kind of unnatural state, is a positive or sustainable way…

{VIDEO} 3 Ways To Make Your Coffee Healthier

Remember the Dolly Parton song, “9 to 5?” I always thought the lyric “Pour myself a cup of ambition” was a clever phrase. That little kick of courage is just ONE reason people love their coffee. Is coffee good for you, or not? Two-thirds of Americans are drinking an average of almost two cups a…

Can Sound Heal?

Sound waves

Did you know that sound waves can be destructive, or healing? When you’re feeling stressed, the usual noises around you might take on an especially grating quality. The wrong kind of song on the radio make you lunge to turn it off. You prefer silence, when you’re stressed, or soothing music. When you’re having trouble…