Rely on the Dietary Guidelines?

Like most things in our lives it's best to take accountability for what we can control, do the work necessary to educate ourselves and take appropriate actions. Over the last couple weeks I've seen reports from the recent Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) meeting held in Washington, D.C. The DGAC sets the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.... Continue Reading →

The Focus Should Be On Fiber

'Drink this smoothie and get 30 grams of protein.' That is a common example of what we see on packaging or hear on advertisements to promote the need to consume more protein. We are inundated with advertisements like we must be deficient. As Dr. Michael Greger states in scientific peer reviewed research, 97% of Americans... Continue Reading →

Eggs Not All They Are Cracked Up To Be

Healthy, healthful, nutritious, safe, and protein rich food. These are words that cannot be used to describe eggs as you will learn about in today's blog. Eggs have sometimes been touted as the perfect protein and on the contrary could be touted as the perfect combination to increase your risk of stroke, heart disease, diabetes... Continue Reading →

Are Carbohydrates Good?

Are carbs bad for you? Are they good for you? Should I be on a low carb/high fat diet? Should I be on a high carb/low fat diet? There seems to be a lot of confusion about carbohydrates. In today's blog, I'll share by my observations to these questions and more. To start, let's look... Continue Reading →

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