Counting Bites Health Fad

Have you heard of the new diet “Counting Bites”? This is a new fad that has you obsess about counting bites instead of calories or grams of fat. We already know that counting calories leads to suppressing calories which leads to depriving yourselves of food in general. When we deprive ourselves of food, we experience…

Pink smoothie still rocks my world. And keeps your gut healthy!

It’s my most-requested recipe, and it’s not even green! My hot pink breakfast smoothie is loaded with root vegetables. Don’t forget about those ROOT vegetables that have such great carotenoid antioxidants with many health benefits in your diet. A fun side effect is that they give you a slight wintertime “tan” if you eat enough…

Help! College student eating nothing but marshmallows!

My daughter Emma is a sophomore at SUU. Not too long ago, she texted, “Mom! Something must be done! Aaron is trying to save money at the end of the semester and won’t buy food! He is eating only what’s already in his cupboard. He ate these marshmallows for all three meals today!” I wrote…

What kind of fats do you eat?

GSG Healthy Fats

You know that omega-3 fatty acids are critical for brain health, heart health, and avoiding mood disorders. I talk about this all the time. Most people think you have to get them from salmon, sardines, mackerel, and herring. Likewise, the fish oil industry would have you think their products are the answer. Unfortunately, two major…

Why I Never Drink Fruit Juice

why i never drink juice

I used to drink fruit juice, until I discovered whole-food green smoothies Last week, I ran into a friend of mine that I haven’t seen in, literally, 15 years. She told me that 20 years ago, I taught her green smoothies. To my horror, she’s still making them the way I did back then in the…