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…

What Are Anti-Nutrients, And Should You Worry About Them In Your Food?

What are Anti-Nutrients, and should you worry about them in your food?

One of the most confusing controversies in the world of health and nutrition is the debate about ANTI-NUTRIENTS. For example, hot issues about Anti-Nutrients include but are not limited to these compounds… Grains have PHYTATES. Spinach has OXALATES. Apple seeds have CYANIDE. Legumes have PURINES and LECTINS. Broccoli and cabbage have GOITROGENS. Recent scare tactics…

999 Cheap Plant-Based Meals You Can Make in 15 Minutes

Build-A-Meal Cheatsheet

You Don’t Need a Recipe For Healthy, Plant-Based Meals! I’m about to tell you exactly how I eat. Simply, inexpensively, and with endless variety. And then I have a free gift for you, so you can easily do the same! Except for salad dressings, I use few recipes. (And even those, I take liberties with!) The…

What to Do After You’ve Taken Antibiotics

Antibiotics

I’ve written a few times about alternatives to antibiotics and how I helped my daughter get well without them. But antibiotics are still one of the most over-prescribed class of drugs–and one of the most debilitating, in terms of their long-term risks and side effects. Antibiotics destroy ALL the bacteria in your digestive tract, even…

How To Use Water Kefir Grains To Heal Your Gut

Did you catch my Facebook Live where I ate 10-year old RAW cabbage….and lived to tell about it? We talked about the importance of fermented and cultured foods…and getting over the fear of both making and eating them! Make sure to check it out here! What Are Water Kefir Grains, and How Do You Use…

{VIDEO!} Rebuild Your Gut Health for a NICKEL–and this takes 5 minutes!

woman suffering with pain from digestive issues

What if, with things you probably already have in your kitchen, you could really begin to rehab your digestive issues….with a five-minute, five-cent habit? With just a handful of grain, I can show you a way to get lots of living, probiotic organisms repopulating your 35 feet of gastrointestinal tract to help restore your gut health.…

6 Easy Swaps to Make Any Treat Recipe Healthy

healthy chocolate baking ingredients for treat recipe

You want to honor your body with good, healthy food, right? You want the energy, the ideal weight, bright eyes and glowing skin that you know comes from ditching a processed diet, in favor of whole foods. You also want . . . TREATS! You want your mom’s peanut butter cookies, your favorite chocolate cake,…

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.…