As I dive into reading more about plant based eating, I was reminded of some important differences in cooking foods in general (not just plants). In certain instances, cooking creates byproducts called advanced glycation end products or AGEs for short. These byproducts do just that….AGE you prematurely. Yikes! AGEs are [...]
When I am working with patients on weight loss, cholesterol, blood sugars and high blood pressure diet is a big topic I explore. Often I hear “I don’t eat that bad and I should be able to lose weight, control my blood sugars”, etc. Studies are showing if we just [...]
Are you are recovering from the Thanksgiving stupor that comes from too much sugar and carb load? In addition to the fatigue you might be feeling, I want you to notice if you feel like you are thinking a bit slower, too. Can’t find your words? Fuzzy details? Yes? Then [...]
I literally hear about coconut oil on a daily basis including everything from bullet proof coffee, oil pulling or swishing with coconut oil. However, traditional medicine especially in the lipid and cholesterol world have been crying that it is a saturated fat and is harmful to your health. So, I [...]
It is this time of year, many are trying to work on losing weight so I thought I would review some of the top weight loss programs out there so you know more about them before jumping in.
The Frustrating Little Cousins of Food Allergies “My allergist said I wasn’t allergic to any foods. Can I still have a sensitivity?” Yes! Many people have seen allergists and have been told they do not have any food sensitivities. That’s because many times the foods that are the culprit in [...]