Personalized Nutrition · Self-Care · Uncategorized

Ear Infection or Allergy? Food May Cause Many Ailments in Children

When our kids get sick, we tend to blame their classmates, the season or occasional wind draft. However research shows that many reoccurring conditions are caused by food allergies, sensitivities or intolerances. While food allergies are defined as immune reaction with histamine and IgE antibodies release in response to a particular food and can be… Continue reading Ear Infection or Allergy? Food May Cause Many Ailments in Children

Moving for fun · Self-Care · Self-improvement · Uncategorized · Weight loss

How to Start Exercising

I already wrote about far reaching benefits of exercise beyond just weight-loss or maintenance in my previous post. Now I'd like to make some suggestion as to how to actually start working out - we are moving from theory to practical application. The truth about exercise Some people cringe at the idea of exercise -… Continue reading How to Start Exercising

Mindful Eating · Self-Care · Uncategorized · Weight loss · Yumm! This food is healing.

Healthy Snacks Ideas

Snacks are essential for many of us. In our high-paced environment, sometimes finding time for a sit-down full meal is a challenge. Having healthy snacks on you will alleviate hunger, deliver nutrition and prevent overeating at mealtime. First - what should be the dietary composition of your snack? Protein - shoot for 10 g of PRO… Continue reading Healthy Snacks Ideas

Busting the Diet Myth · Personalized Nutrition · Uncategorized

Bread-Lovers Dilemma & Solution

Dilemma Gluten-free diets have become very popular and many people jump on the band-wagon, sometimes without even realizing what gluten is and why they should avoid it. What is gluten? A dietary villain out to get you and make your life miserable? Not exactly so… Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, barley and… Continue reading Bread-Lovers Dilemma & Solution

Self-improvement · Uncategorized

Diet and Depression: is There a Link?

It's become rather wide spread that healthy eating leads to healthy living, for the most part - in terms pf physiological health. But is there a connection between our diet and mental health? Studies show that, yes, and it's very profound! Many people engage in unhealthy eating behavior (whether it's emotional/stress eating or eating processed… Continue reading Diet and Depression: is There a Link?

Mindful Eating · Personalized Nutrition · Self-Care · Self-improvement · Uncategorized · Weight loss

“Rapid Weight Loss”

I got you there with the title, didn't I?!Well, don't get your hopes up, there isn't such thing! Or at least there isn't rapid FAT loss. When you lose weight, it's not all fat: depending on your weight loss strategy, some of it is fat, and the rest is water and lean mass (muscles). Often… Continue reading “Rapid Weight Loss”

Mindful Eating · Self-Care · Self-improvement · Uncategorized

Take “hate” out of your “love-hate” relationships with food

For the longest time I thought of my love for food and eating in general as a shameful and faulty character trait. I would compare myself to thin and graceful girls who’d have very little interest in food, those who can take a bite of apple and put it down for 15 min before taking… Continue reading Take “hate” out of your “love-hate” relationships with food

Sports nutrition · Uncategorized · Weight loss

HOW MUCH PROTEIN SHOULD WE EAT?

Protein is essential for our health (and looks). We need it to make tissue (like muscles), hair, enzymes, skin, antibodies and many other things in our bodies. There's a ton of confusing information regarding how much protein to eat. Proponents of body-building and increasing lean body mass suggest to consume as much as 1-2 g… Continue reading HOW MUCH PROTEIN SHOULD WE EAT?