We previously shared how sodium can impact weight loss efforts. What we eat has a huge effect on our body, especially if it is loaded with sodium. Foods that are high in sodium are often processed, and can also be high in extra fat and sugar that pack on the pounds. Add in the high… Continue reading 6 Low Sodium Snacks
Diverticular disease occurs when diverticula, small pouches, form in the large intestinal wall. Typically the pouches occur from years of a low-fiber diet which results in excessive pressure in the colon from constipation and straining. If the pouches become inflamed and push through weaker spots in the colon's outer layers, that is called diverticulosis. Inflammation… Continue reading Diverticulosis Diet- How to Eat Well and Feel Good
There’s no question diet, exercise and calories have an impact on weight. But many other factors aid in weight loss. From sleeping patterns, different types of fats, hormones, eating times, light levels, stress, and more. Now I’d like to focus on how different gastrointestinal issues can change the health of the 40 trillion microbes living… Continue reading What To Eat When Living With IBS
We've all heard the English proverb, "Birds of a feather flock together", meaning that people that are like-minded and of similar character often associate with each other. That parallel crosses into food habits and like we've previously shared, friendships and family can impact your waistline. Depending on the relationships people have with food, who you… Continue reading Birds of a Feather. . .Eat Together?
We've shared how a diet that includes plant proteins has been found to decrease the rates of all-cause death. In addition to that, it is well established that plant proteins are an important factor in lowering the risk of many health concerns such high cholesterol, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and inflammation (among other issues). Today, we… Continue reading 8 Plant-Based Recipes That Help Support Cardiovascular Health