Biased Research Says Diet Soda Helps You Lose Weight

Biased research wants you to think diet soda helps you lose weight

Scientific studies: valid or not? Look at who pays for them! In May of 2014, the journal Obesity published a “scientific” study saying that drinking diet sodas assists in weight loss. The study’s authors say that diet soda might be even more effective than water at aiding weight loss. They looked at 303 men and…

What’s so bad about whey protein?

Steve, who calls himself “Blenda Guy,” writes me occasionally over the years. Last week he emailed, “I know you say whey protein is bad—why can’t I find anything on your site about this?” Good question. Let me fix that now. Here’s why whey protein is a food I don’t buy, and I hope you don’t…

8 Foods You Think Are Healthy But They Aren’t!

I did a new video last week on 8 foods you may think are “healthy” but the evidence shows they AREN’T. Check it out.  How many of these do YOU eat on a regular basis? If your answer is ZERO, you get 100 GreenSmoothieGirl points! 100 more if you drink your quart of green smoothie…

Six Reasons I Hate Calorie Counting and Don’t Do It

When I changed my diet to eating whole, plant-based foods, I said goodbye to calorie counting forever. By eating 60-80% raw, 95% whole, plant-based foods, I don’t need to count calories. I don’t think it’s a complete waste, my years of obsession with calories when I was young. Because it’s helpful to know what the…