How Many Calories Should I Eat to Lose Weight?

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I get asked this all the time, and finding the answer to this question is one of the first things I do when working with a client who wants to lose weight. Calories are a big deal; the fact is, if we eat too many, we gain weight and if we eat too few we lose weight. There are … [Read more...]

The Paleo Way…A Healthy Diet or Bologna?

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The Paleo Diet is one of the biggest diet trends of 2010.  In the book, written by Loren Cordain, Ph.D., professor at Colorado State University, readers are called to eat the way he states  primitive people ate, in order to achieve a body as trim and free of chronic disease as … [Read more...]

High Fructose Corn Syrup – Poison or Just Another Sugar?

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An article published yesterday by the Huffington Post states that the Corn Refiners Association has applied with the federal government for permission to use the name “corn sugar” on food labels instead of “high-fructose corn syrup" (HFCS).  Over the past 20 years, the … [Read more...]

Why is Diet Soda Unhealthy?

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Question:  Will you tell "someone" why Diet soda is still unhealthy to consume in mass quanities even though it has no calories? – Amy True, diet soda does not have any calories, and has not been proven to make people gain any weight (see blog post “Does Diet Soda Cause Weight … [Read more...]