Between meals, as long as we don’t snack, our insulin levels will go down and our fat cells can then release their stored sugar, to be used as energy. We lose weight if we let our insulin levels go down. The entire idea of IF is to allow the insulin levels to go down far… 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
Earlier puberty in girls increases their risk of mental-health problems and risk-taking behavior as teenagers and increases their risk of breast and ovarian cancer over the long-term, so this is an important issue to address
My girls and I have just come back from Winterfest, a huge volleyball tournament. On my daughter’s team three girls got sick or were on the verge of getting sick. They were so tough though, and I have so much respect for their sportsmanship – these 10-12 year-olds, kept playing, and played well. Our U12… Continue Reading
Not to be a slave to food, to eating - but use them as healing tools, as healthful nurturing fuel and not an addiction.
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.
Happy New Year! Closing out 2018 with gratitude and reflection. New year - 2019, planning, dreaming, setting intentions and resolutions. Ha