Growing up with Food

Growing up with Food To understand your current relationship with food, it’s helpful to think about how food fit in when you were growing up.  Back in the 1950s and 60s when I was growing up, I realize it was a time of transition food-wise. I think it’s important for us all to remember our past and revisit growing up with food. Our family meals at home were of an English/northern European eating style. Our food was very traditional and, … Continue reading

New TV Episode of Thin Strong Healthy…Cod Dinner with Tomato Tapenade

Cod Dinner with Tomato Tapenade You’ll definitely want to check this out! We focus on the benefits of eating fish, but more importantly I share an easy, delicious recipe you will love!  And…you can use the sundried tomato tapenade on more than just white fish! Take a look: Let me know if you try it and if you come up with other ways to use the tapenade. I can’t tell you how good it is in or on an ommellette!  … Continue reading

Addicted to Junk Food?

Are You Addicted to Junk Food? Are you addicted to junk food? No? Let’s try a little experiment: double bacon cheeseburger … pepperoni pizza with extra cheese … doughnuts … ice cream …extra-large order of french fries … potato chips… soda…your favorite cookies… candy bars… If just reading that list of nutritionally deficient foods got your mouth watering and had you searching for your car keys to run out and grab a quick fix, you just might be addicted to … Continue reading

Aging and What You Eat – Sugar

Aging and What You Eat – Sugar Aging and what you eat…does it matter? We all would like to look and feel younger.  So many of us think it’s the luck of the draw.  Does your gene pool dictate that you will age more quickly than others?  Is your rate of aging out of your control?  The short answer is you have a lot of control over how you age, and that is very empowering!  Today we’ll look at the … Continue reading

Organic or Conventional?

Organic or Conventional? Which is better? The short answer is that organic is better for you, but we all know organic is more expensive and many of us try to stick to a budget.  This begs the question, which fruits are best purchased organic and which can be conventional? I put together a short video to give you some guidelines to help with your choices when you go grocery shopping…to help you answer the question, organic or conventional…which should I … Continue reading

Healthy, Delicious Breakfast Frittata

Healthy, Delicious Breakfast Frittata Putting a healthy delicious breakfast frittata together with a few other items will give you a great start to your day, and yesterday I posted a video showing you how to make a terrific breakfast frittata. In case you missed it, here is a link to the post with the video…believe me, it’s so delicious, you won’t want to miss it! Today I want to share with you another video I’ve put together to show you … Continue reading

How to Make Quick Breakfast Frittata

Quick Breakfast Frittata I decided to share with you how I make a delicious, easy, quick breakfast frittata without having to start from scratch.  This happened because one of my coaching clients told me I need to share more of myself with all of you; that is, more of what I eat to be healthy.  What kind of meals helped me lose the weight and the chronic depression that plagued me for years is what she wanted to know.  She … Continue reading

Avoid Inflammation by Changing the Way You Eat

Avoid Inflammation by Changing the Way You Eat Recent headlines show that awareness is growing about the connection between chronic inflammation and many serious health conditions. In fact, it appears that chronic inflammation may be the cause – rather than a symptom – of these conditions. It’s important to realize you can eat to avoid inflammation! Medical experts now believe your diet and other lifestyle strategies can play a major role in the prevention of this dangerous inflammation.   Here’s … Continue reading

Top 5 Healthiest Dark Green Vegetables

Top 5 Healthiest Dark Green Vegetables Remember when your parents used to load your plate up with veggies and not let you have any dessert until you finished every last bit? They just might have been onto something with all those dark green vegetables. Take a look at Popeye and his spinach. He would down a can and practically lift a car. Impressive wasn’t it? Maybe the general idea isn’t so far fetched. Five of the healthiest dark green vegetables … Continue reading

Teach Your Children About Food as the Japanese Do

Japanese Children and Weight Management – Teach Your Children About Food Did you know Japanese children are projected to live the longest, healthiest, leanest lives of all children in the world? Japanese parents know you must teach your children about food. When we live in a country with abundant food, why are we struggling with ever increasing childhood obesity and childhood diabetes?  Could it be the food we’re eating?  It is! But if it were easy to change and just … Continue reading