19th Century Weight Loss Fad

19th Century Weight Loss Fad Have you ever heard of a 19th century weight loss fad? Do you accept the status quo and believe your health should deteriorate as you age, or do you demand more for yourself? Do you buck the system, that is, buck the Standard American Diet, and look for a better way to ensure your long-term health going forward? What do you want for yourself? What do you seek for yourself? What do you demand for … Continue reading

What is Stress Eating?

What is Stress Eating? Do you ever wonder… what is stress eating?  It’s a bad habit many of us have become accustomed to, where we eat bad foods, and we overeat them when we feel stressed. It might make us feel more comfortable temporarily and more in control of our life, but we are only hurting ourselves. Here are some things to know about stress eating. How Stress Eating Can Develop First of all, it helps to know exactly how … Continue reading

Hunger and Fullness Cues – Learn to Recognize Your Hunger

Hunger and Fullness Cues Binge/Restriction Cycle It’s tough to restrict your food intake and stay on a diet. Last week we discussed this. When you diet, you ultimately get to the point where you just can’t take it anymore and give in to the cravings for the foods you’ve been trying to eliminate. The odds are you will binge on them, get angry with yourself and just give up until the next diet comes along. It’s important to understand the … Continue reading

Diet is a Four Letter Word

“Diet” is a Four Letter Word Diet is a four letter word! How would you feel if you could believe you would never have to diet again? I wouldn’t lie to you, and I’m not kidding. A life without dieting is possible! Diets are temporary. Please let that sink in for a moment. Diets are temporary! You will not stay on any diet forever. The diet won’t last, and rarely will the results last. The reason diet failure statistics are … Continue reading

Body Tension Activities that Soothe Stress at Any Age

Body Tension Activities that Soothe Stress at Any Age When you’re under stress, you experience tension in your body, especially in your muscles. This muscle tension keeps them from relaxing in the manner they are designed to function. That why it’s important to find body tension activities that soothe stress. This is not a physical condition, but is a physical reaction to the emotional fallout that’s caused by stress. This is why you can have backaches when you’re stressed – … Continue reading

Canned Fish – Should You Include It In Your Diet?

Canned Fish I love including canned fish in my health eating world. It’s easy, affordable and always “at the ready” for a quick, healthy and delicious meal. Recently, a friend posted a link on Twitter to a Medium article I felt I should share, so here goes. Written by David Neimanis, this article gives a short chronicle of the author’s real introduction and embracing of canned fish as an integral part of his diet. Almost eight years go, I went … Continue reading

Your weight is not the real problem

Your weight is not the real problem With this article, I’m sending up a warning flare that some will call “a rant”. Your weight is not even really the problem with your weight. I know that sounds cryptic. Your weight is not the real problem with your health, your memory, your energy, stamina, chronic illness; it’s not about your weight. Your weight is the byproduct of your food choices. Learn to make better food choices, and your body will find … Continue reading

What Does Food Taste Like

What Does Food Taste Like The biggest challenge we face today in reclaiming our health (mental and physical), losing weight, gaining brain clarity, increasing productivity and practically anything else you can desire is the challenge of learning: What does food taste like? We no longer expect food to taste like real food.  The processed food companies have schooled us to expect our food to taste like sugar, highly processed flour, salt and bad fat.  They have taught us “food” should … Continue reading

Is a Gluten Free Diet Right for You?

Is a Gluten Free Diet Right for You? Gluten free diets are all the rage, and health and fitness experts commonly recommend a gluten free lifestyle. More and more manufacturers are creating “gluten free” foods. With all of this attention, you may be wondering if a gluten free diet is right for you. Let’s talk about a few signs that it may be a good idea and answer a few questions for you about the diet. Frequent Digestive Problems If … Continue reading

No Carb No Sugar Diet – Look and Feel Younger in Seven Days!

No Carb No Sugar Diet While I’m not a fan of the concept of a diet (I prefer a more permanent lifestyle eating change), some diets are so good for you, it’s as though they turn back the clock. The No Carb No Sugar diet is one of those diets! People who follow this diet look younger than they actually are, and that’s because certain diets can help your body heal inflammation and protect your telomeres. By the way, telomeres … Continue reading