Back to School Sugar Detox How to Plan Lunches to Strengthen Immunity, Mood, and Wellness During back-to-school season, families are faced with more choices surrounding their children’s nutrition: Do they opt for packed lunches each day or try the in-school food selections? Which options will help them sustain energy for the rest of the day? […]
Nutrition and health expert Dr. Doni Wilson explains how simple choices can make a huge difference in your health and your children’s health—even on Halloween! Sugar, high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), and artificial sweeteners (like aspartame and sucralose) are strongly associated with weight gain, insulin resistance, diabetes, high cholesterol, fatty liver, as well as IBS […]
An Excerpt from The Stress Remedy My patient Carly was a 28-year-old woman who loved her job as a junior copywriter in a public relations firm. She had been putting in many late nights at work, averaging only four to six hours of sleep each night, working straight through lunch, and relying on pasta or […]
It can be tempting to stop into a fast food restaurant when you are feeling stressed and need a pick-me-up. Try, instead, to choose a store that offers the solutions that you know are better for your health. Here are my favorite places to stop : Starbucks, which is often nearby, and has green tea […]
I think of snacks as mini-meals. Otherwise you risk having your snacks be a carbohydrate fix that sets you off on a blood sugar roller coaster. So instead, think protein, along with healthy fats and fiber! a couple slices of hormone-free turkey rolled around an 1/8th of an avocado a few bites of left over […]
Gnosis Chocolate – raw, organic, vegan and kosher—plus certified gluten and nut free. Sweetened with coconut palm sugar (which is a low glycemic sweetener mainly composed of sucrose) Not Your Sugar Mama’s – organic, raw, gluten-free, handmade chocolates sweetened with coconut palm sugar.* Lily’s Sweets – chocolates sweetened with stevia (zero calorie, natural) and erythritol […]
One of my latest favorite “treats” is… 1/4 cup Udi’s GF Sweet & Fruity Cranberry Granola 1/4 cup SO Delicious Vanilla Coconut milk yogurt a few Chocolate Dream DF chocolate chips Enjoy!
Endangered Species Chocolates Gluten and dairy free, plus beet sweetened – these tasty, chocolatey treats are the perfect solution for good-for-you indulgence.
Now that you and your kids been practicing the ways to keep your blood sugar balanced, and avoiding foods allergens, all summer, are you wondering how to keep it up during the school year? I suggest working together with your kids, teaching them about how their bodies work and what their bodies need to feel […]
I understand that it can be a big deal to give up gluten. I am here to help you with your quest for better health by eating gluten free. The first step is to understand what contains gluten. Anything made out of flour (white or whole wheat), like bread, pasta, pastries, crackers, and many cereals. […]