Eating Well is not That Complicated…

Sure there are a lot of studies out there professing this diet or that one is the best for health or weight loss. But here’s a little secret: it’s not nearly as complicated as all that. If I were to condense all the decent advice from nutritional studies of the…

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Healthy Food Challenge

If I gave you $30, sent you to any place that sells food, and challenged you to buy only healthy food, what would bring me? Quick Quiz Which of the following is likely a healthy food—pick all that you’d buy for my challenge: A packaged food that came from a…

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The New Year’s Diet. Cheat your way to weight loss?

What’s in your post-holiday grocery cart? If you’re like the average person, the groceries in your cart after New Year’s Resolution time includes 55% more spent on food and twice as many calories per serving purchased. That’s according to a 2014 study. What’s going on here? Consumers purchased not only more…

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Day 2: What Would a Health Coach Do?

 Day 2, 12/27/18: A.M. Weigh in +1.4 lb (lost 1lb)! Today’s Plan: Intermittent Fasting Variation To keep up the momentum in the right direction (and early success was a significant factor in individual weight loss overall success) I’m going to try a smaller time window for eating. This is a…

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Should You Go Low Carb? Making Sense of the Latest Study

“Low Carb Diets Can Help Keep the Weight Off,” shout the latest headlines. You can read about a study newly published in the highly respected medical journal, BMJ. An article New York Times to gives useful background and caveats. Or you might run across the bold headline without much nuance from other news outlets. You…

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The Water, Green Veggies and Seeds Diet

= WHAT IF you avoided all foods which might not be healthy? I recently sat down to talk diet with a couple who were knowledgeable about various well-researched diet advice yet still confused—as are most people these days—about what exactly to eat and what to eliminate. I struggle with these questions…

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