Subway bread maybe not so fresh?

Subway bread contains a chemical used in making rubber soles. As if there aren’t already enough reasons to skip a “meal” at a fast food restaurant, here’s one more…and it’s a doozy! Did you have any idea that when you’ve been swinging by Subway to “Eat Fresh”, you’ve been getting a helping of a chemical that’s used in yoga mats, the soles of shoes and other rubber products?! It’s gross, but it’s true!! Subway bread contains a nasty chemical that behaves as a dough conditioner… azodicarbonamide.  … Continue reading

An Easy, Healthy Meal on the Run…think protein powder…

Did it ever occur to you we may be on a hit list?  Not a hit parade list, but a kill ’em off hit list? It’s occurred to me the more I learn about fast food, the FDA, health care and MONEY! If you think the fast food and the drug industries want you to be healthy, think again!.  There’s no profit for them in you being well; there’s no financial gain for big pharma in you healing yourself with … Continue reading

Clean Eating, Gluten Free, Sugar Free

Wow!  Did you ever get involved with something and find out you’re riding the crest of what is about to be a tidal wave? That’s exactly what http://ThinStrongHealthy.com  feels like!  The interest that exists and the thirst for knowledge about “clean” eating are amazing and heartening. I get emails from people who tell me they don’t know where to turn for good information on how to change their eating habits to change their health. I am so excited to share … Continue reading

Organic Apple Cider Vinegar and the Magic Elixir!

Organic Apple Cider Vinegar and the Magic Elixir! Confession time…this has been a process for me, and I’m still working on it. I still enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning and an occasional glass of beer or wine. One thing that I love that has been easy for me to incorporate into my daily routine is apple cider vinegar. And not just any apple cider vinegar; organic apple cider vinegar. Every day, when I’m making my coffee, I … Continue reading

Update on Eggs and Joint Discomfort – 6 Days Later…

Eggs and Joint Discomfort My last writing was about the fact that I suspected my sudden joint discomfort was a result of eating at least 2 eggs almost every day.  Well… I have good news and bad news…the good news is that I stopped eating eggs 6 days ago and my joints are feeling a lot better.  The bad news is that I stopped eating eggs and my joints are feeling better. Honestly, I am so bummed!  I love eggs … Continue reading

Eggs and joint pain…could it be the eggs???…

Eggs and joint pain…could it be the eggs…oh no! I love eggs…as an adult, that is.  As a child, not so much.  I liked the white, but the yolk was too heavy and strong tasting for my liking. With this journey of changing how I eat, one of the biggest challenges has been what kind of protein to have for breakfast to keep everything balanced.  How much smoked salmon can one person eat? And I haven’t eaten meat in almost … Continue reading

Top Ten Dieting Facts You Need to Know – Part 2

The Top Ten Dieting Facts You Need to Know started off with the fact that I personally don’t believe in “dieting”.  As I said, if you truly want to change your life and solve any weight challenges, a diet is not the answer.  A change in eating habits will serve you far better in the long run. Let’s take a look at the rest of the top ten dieting facts you need to know… Dieting Fact #5 –  Water hydrates you and aids … Continue reading

Top Ten Dieting Facts You Need to Know – Part 1

Top Ten Dieting Facts You Need to Know The Top Ten Dieting Facts You Need to Know start off with the fact that I personally don’t believe in “dieting”.  If you truly want to change your life and solve any weight challenges, a diet is not the answer.  A change in eating habits will serve you far better in the long run. If you need to call eating differently “dieting”, then that’s what we will call it today in this post. Arming yourself … Continue reading

Coffee…good or bad for you? (I really hope the answer is “good”)

Coffee…good or bad for you?  (I really hope the answer is “good”) One of my life long loves is that first cup of coffee in the morning.  It’s something I look forward to, and it’s got to be caffeinated, dark and strong or it just isn’t worth it. In my quest for healthier eating and a healthier lifestyle, I’ve eliminated many things I used to enjoy and have made the switch to healthier or organic versions of others.  Coffee is … Continue reading

I want to be healthier, but I don’t want to give up pasta…at least not just yet…

So you want to be healthier, but you’re not ready to go all the way to gluten-free, sugar-free, preservative-free land; at least not just yet. That’s ok.  I’ve made my changes over many years, but most importantly over the past twelve months.  I’ll freely admit I’ve never felt better, but I did it by degrees as I learned more about food and other products and about the harmful effects of stuff I thought was either ok or actually good for … Continue reading