Category: Foods

Are artificial sweeteners making you fat?

What if I told you that artificial sweeteners like sucralose, Splenda, aspartame, sweet n low, NutraSweet were actually increasing your risk of fat accumulation.  Crazy right?  I mean we are told by the American Diabetic Association that zero-calorie sweeteners don’t count and if you are macro counting for weight loss, there are no carbs in […]

Parkinson’s Disease Prevention with the Elite Eight

Parkinson’s Disease is devastating. Most of the time when patients come in with Parkinson’s they have already been battling it for a number of years. I often wonder what they were like, how they moved, the energy they had before Parkinson’s set in.  If you have Parkinson’s or know somebody who has it, you have seen the […]

Protein Powders – The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

With protein powders everywhere these days, it’s easy to get drawn in to the flashy labels. Unfortunately, most protein powders are not as great as they seem!  Just because it says organic and natural, doesn’t mean anything. Why Take Protein: Athletes – easy to get some quick protein that doesn’t feel heavy/helps build muscle Moms- […]

My Top 5 Go-To Foods

Green Apples with Almond Butter  One of the hallmarks of green apples is their minimal effect on blood sugar. They are loaded with fiber and phytochemicals that act as a blessing to the digestive tract, liver and skin.  However, they are also one of the highest sources of D-glucaric acid.  D-glucaric acid can help reduce […]