As athletes, we spend the winter hibernating (some of us anyway). Then we obsess about how we will lose the winter weight in the spring. There are a number of reasons the body puts on weight - less activity, more 'comfort foods', more 'carbs' and more conveniently wrapped … [Read more...]
hydrogenated fats really do create inflammation!
the other day i posted how i started to drink some Pumpkin Spice creamer and my weight went up as did the pain in my hip. i advocate using real food as often as possible and avoiding inflammatory foods which include wheat, dairy, hydrogenated fats to name a few. so this little … [Read more...]
what’s in it? do ingredients really matter?
i read food labels. well, not that often as i usually buy fruits and lots of vegetables which do not have ingredients! but when i do pick up something with a label, i tend to avoid certain ingredients. the ones i tend to avoid are: - hydrogenated fats - hydrolyzed anything - … [Read more...]