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5 Ways to Make Meal Planning Easier

You hear it all the time… “The key to success is planning!” It seems that for certain things, this is easy. Plan your holidays. Plan your birthday party and menu. Plan your work schedule. But plan your meals? Every day? The answer is “yes”; plan your meals day-by-day, every week. Why not? Why only plan […]

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Cholesterol 101

If you are healthy, it’s recommended that you limit your dietary cholesterol to less than 300 milligrams (mg) a day. Cholesterol is a fat (lipid) which is produced by the liver and is crucial for normal body functioning. It is a building block for cell membranes and for hormones like estrogen and testosterone. Cholesterol exists […]

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The Importance of Pairing Your Food!

What is food combining? Food combining, also known as food pairing or food synergy, is an approach to eating that may optimize digestion. It is believed that eating different foods together may either enhance or disturb digestion and therefore absorption of nutrients. You might be wondering why you haven’t heard about food combining principles. Made […]

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Thyroid, Spinach and Nutrition Myths

Do you ever wake up on the middle of the night all sweaty?  Or keep trying different diets, only to stay at the same weight?  Are your hands and feet always cold? If so, you can thank your thyroid gland. Your thyroid gland is your body’s thermometer and metabolic chief.  It also plays a large […]

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