A day of Fasting and Bulletproof coffee.

Bulletproof coffee made with quality coffee beans, with good fats like grass-fed butter or ghee and MCT Oil, increases focus, provides long-lasting energy, banishes hunger and cravings, and helps with weight loss. By the way, it can also be a tea! Caffeinated tea. After I wake up, I drink just water with a bit of… Continue Reading


Why Older Adults Should Eat More Protein (And Not Overdo Protein Shakes) Judith Graham Older adults need to eat more protein-rich foods when they’re trying to lose weight, dealing with a chronic or acute illness, or facing a hospitalization, according to a growing consensus among scientists. During these stressful periods, aging bodies process protein less… Continue Reading


My vices rock! In the news – drink coffee and wine for longevity.

The way I see it - with all that we have given up - we should be drinking every night just to make ourselves feel better :) :) :) Croissants, muffins, apple fritters and bagels, twizzlers and gummy bears, pizza, pasta, hot-pockets, salami and hot dogs are no longer a part of my daily diet. Even bread! Sandwich or a toast - was an absolute necessity of our daily diet.


why I still blog?

New year reflection. What has served its purpose and should be left behind? What do I want to focus on in 2019? What do I bring along and nurture? Where do I want to thrive? I love working with these questions while looking at the year ahead. 2019, here we come!


Week 3. Body composition numbers.

Here are the results on Week 3, third week of me trying to assert how my diet and workouts are affecting my body. This week fell on Christmas and so naturally we enjoyed foods that are not a part of our regular diet. Sugars, grains, fruit – I really enjoyed that week 🙂 No regrets.… Continue Reading


In the news – Certain vitamins and minerals may help boost longevity | Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

“These substances help keep the body running smoothly. If supplies run low, the body may have to pull resources from tasks like repairing DNA damage that keep cells younger and healthier, but keeping supplies up could prevent this, according to Ames.” Another reason why eating a nutrient dense diet is critical! Clean nutritious fuel for… Continue Reading


In the news – One of the world’s largest banks has issued a dire warning about the future of food safety. ‘Devastating’ antibiotic resistance – Business Insider

  It is pretty clear for so many reasons why you should not buy factory farmed meats. Vote with your dollar, ask your restaurant what type of meat they use. When farmers feed antibiotics to their animals, they create antibiotic-resistant bacteria, which can lead to antibiotic-resistant ” superbugs ” in humans. Over time, this could… Continue Reading


Inactivity and death.

“…inactivity has surpassed obesity and smoking as the leading cause of preventable death in the world.” Because I am all about prevention! Movement is life. Hippocrates said, “If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to… Continue Reading


UAB – News – In cardiac injury, the NSAID carprofen causes dysfunction of the immune system

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication, or NSAIDs, are widely used as a pain reliever, to reduce fevers and to lower inflammation. They are readily available in any household in over-the-counter form, such as aspirin or ibuprofen for example. This is a great research piece and a very important one especially for the world of sports, where the… Continue Reading


Cast iron burgers on the grill.

The juices burgers we have ever made! The very first time we made these we were shocked at how easy and good it was. This was the second time, no smoke, no charring of the meat (very carcinogenic), no dryness so we had to share. We use grass-fed beef, spices, fresh herbs, chopped onions in a… Continue Reading


Just how bad is sugar for you?

With my obsession to manage my autoimmune conditions without using prescription drugs, sugar was one of the main offenders. Sugar is addictive and the sooner you get it out of your system the sooner you will realize just how desensitized your taste buds are to sugar by overexposure to junk foods packed with sugars, saturated… Continue Reading


OMAD and Intermitent Fasting

I received this newsletter today and it was an exact question I had to discuss with a friend a couple of days ago. Is following OMAD (one meal a day) eating plan good for weight loss and is it considered fasting? I personally believe it is, in fact, fasting because you effectively fast for over… Continue Reading