Avocados!

Avocados!

I absolutely love avocados. I put them in recipes, slice them up on sandwiches, or just eat them plain for a snack! One medium avocado from Florida (304 grams) contains 365 calories. I usually eat about half of one, which would be 182 calories. In that you get 3 grams protein, 12 grams healthy carbs, …

Vitamin D

Vitamin D

If there is one thing that nutrition professionals and medical professionals alike can agree upon, whether western or eastern, holistic or otherwise, it’s the importance of vitamin D. Vitamin D is a compound that is not only a vitamin, it’s also a hormone. It is also the only vitamin that your body can make. (side …

Low Carb Diets, are we Giving Good Advice?

Low Carb Diets, are we Giving Good Advice?

Do you know that feeling that happens when everything you previously thought suddenly gets turned on its back? That is happening to me now. Let me start by explaining. I have always been taught in school that a low-carb diet is dangerous. The brain runs on carbohydrates. The muscles NEED carbohydrates!! You can’t function right …

All About Gluten

All About Gluten

Today‚Äôs post is going to be about a somewhat controversial topic: Gluten. Will a gluten free diet help you lose weight? What do you do if you have symptoms of gluten intolerance? What is gluten and where is it found? Gluten is an increasingly popular topic, and this post is to clear up any confusion. …

5 Things that Sound Healthy but may not be

5 Things that Sound Healthy but may not be

Very often, going to a restaurant is difficult when trying to live a healthy lifestyle. Even worse, sometimes things are made to sound healthy, but end up being one of the worst things on the menu! Below I have listed several things that sound healthy, but may not be. Remember when you eat out to …