Food Related Health Issues, weight, digestion and more

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...

Bloating and Gas – How to Ease Discomfort

We've all experienced how bloating and gas can be very uncomfortable and even at times embarrassing. Typically, these symptoms are a reaction to something we ate and go away on their own. However, if they become more of a daily occurrence it might be a sign that your digestive system...

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...

Blood Sugar Control with 5 Diet Modifications

Blood sugar control should be your main goal if you are a diabetic or a pre-diabetic. Dr. Bernstein's book Diabetes Solution is my favorite resource. And here is what he said: “You are the only person who can be responsible for normalizing your blood sugar.” - Richard K. Bernstein, MD...