Category: Eating Habits

Food Hierarchy

A food hierarchy is a great way to reduce the time and energy it takes trying to figure out what to eat to maintain healthy body composition. Eating according to our established food hierarchy is a daily habit that will help us build a winning health routine. The first category of food in my food […]

Soy Lectins: To eat or not to eat?

Lectins continue to be all the rage in nutrition but are soy lectins contributing to health or havoc in the body? Many whole foods are loaded with lectins. Unfortunately, these proteins we call lectins that bind to carbohydrates promote a state of leaky gut which allows undigested food particles, intestinal bacteria, and toxins to enter the […]

Vegetables: A High-Volume Low-Calorie Food for Food Addiction

If you are trying to switch to a whole food way of eating but find yourself hungry all of the time, try adding a high-volume, low-calorie food called vegetables. Hunger or food addiction? Many times when you feel hungry, it’s not true hunger, it’s just your nervous system that’s in your digestive tract letting you […]

How to grow broccoli sprouts

Want to keep simple infections from turning into serious infections? Start increasing glutathione levels by learning how to grow broccoli sprouts. Researchers at UCLA found that by eating broccoli sprouts that a person could increase their levels of glutathione s transferase also known as GST remarkably. GST or glutathione s transferase is responsible for taking […]

Eat 2 or 3 meals per day instead of snacking

Is it possible to eat 2 or 3 meals per day without snacking? Yes! First, let’s look at why we snack. Boredom, distracted eating, indulgence, food insecurity, socializing, hunger. Consider that $14 billion is spent yearly by the food and beverage industry trying to convince you to eat more food.  And these billions are not […]

Intermittent Fasting is not a diet

For starters, intermittent fasting is not a diet.  It is an experiment on yourself.  If you view it as an experiment rather than a diet you will enjoy the freedom it offers as opposed to feeling shackled by eating within certain windows of time. Intermittent fasting shouldn’t make you feel anxious, depressed, irritable, cause you […]