You can lose weight and SAVE MONEY too?

So many people think that to lose weight they have to spend a lot of money. And there are certainly ways to spend a lot in that process. It’s a mega-billion-dollar industry, and there are plenty of people lining up to take your hard-earned paycheck! But today, I wanted to share with you a few…

Food fads: What’s good and what’s bad about Weight Watchers?

I’ve been sharing with you my thoughts on food and diet fads and cults—and today I’m tackling Weight Watchers. “What!!” you say? “Weight Watchers is an American institution!” Sure. Millions have lost weight with Weight Watchers. And I acknowledge the good things about it. But it’s a bit of a revolving door. Let me explain.…

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…

I was interviewed on Food Heals Nations podcast!

Robyn on Food Heals Nation Podcast

The ladies at Food Heals Nations are passionate about helping you discover ways to be well, using food. Of course, that’s my jam too! Check out the podcast I did with them. I know we are one month into the new year and it may be a little late to say this but . . .…

JJ Virgin: How Food Intolerance becomes the REAL Cause of Weight Gain

JJ Virgin Diet paperback

Here’s a question for you: If you wanted to be your leanest, fittest self and follow the healthiest diet in the world, what would you eat? You’re probably thinking egg-white veggie omelets, maybe some Greek-style nonfat yogurt, low-calorie whey protein shakes, and perhaps a soy-based veggie burger on a whole-grain bun. Here’s the real bummer:…