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…

Why Do I Get Constipated or Not Lose Weight On Green Smoothies?

Why Do I Get Constipated or Not Lose Weight On Green Smoothies?

Dear GreenSmoothieGirl: I’m drinking green smoothies, and you said they were low calorie, high nutrition! Why have I GAINED two pounds in the last two weeks? Answer: Most people quickly LOSE weight on green smoothies, and most people’s digestion improves, in my research (discussed in depth in The Green Smoothies Diet.) Logic bears that out,…

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

Calorie Counting

Goodbye to Calorie Counting 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…

4 Rules to Eat Carbs with NO Weight Gain

You’ve heard that carbs are the enemy. Nothing could be further than the truth, despite what the latest diet fads want you to believe. Many carbohydrates do, in fact, spike your blood sugar, leading to insulin resistance and weight gain. They tend to be the ones in boxes and packages! But you can eat carbs…

You can lose weight and SAVE MONEY too?

Lose Weight & Save Money

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 . . .…