Food Related Health Issues, weight, digestion and more

Calorie counting apps and long-term weight loss

Weight loss and especially the long-term maintenance of the weight reduction is a complex process that involve many factors. Calorie counting apps can be helpful as a part of a more comprehensive weight loss program. They also have some inherent characteristics that can be counterproductive to long-term success.

Stock your pantry with healthy ingredients

When I taught cooking classes with chef Eliza Gonzalez I was very impressed with her ability to combine pantry ingredients to create the amazing variety of culinary experiences. So we put together some ideas on how to stock your pantry with healthy ingredients. Because it’s the spices, vinegars, oils, nuts...

Macronutrients and blood sugar regulation

Macronutrients are food particles or nutrients that we turn into energy inside our cells. There are only three macronutrients in our food: carbohydrates, proteins and fats. And most foods will have a combination of all three with usually one that's most abundant. The picture represents the three macronutrients. First, bread...