Weight Loss

Can the Foods We Eat Change Our Body Odor?

We've all been there. We've enjoyed a delicious, savory, flavor filled meal and then later realized we could smell ourselves. Or worse yet, somebody mentions we smell. . . different. Garlic breath. Asparagus pee. Pungent sweat. The truth of the matter is, it's just how our bodies break down certain foods. Whether it's bad breathe,… Continue reading Can the Foods We Eat Change Our Body Odor?

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Tips for Growing Herbs at Home

Herbs are a great way to add flavor to any food without loading up the meal with salt, unhealthy fats, or other elements that may work against your weight loss efforts. With rising food costs, many people are turning to growing and propagating herbs, fruits, and vegetables at home. It isn't difficult, but it never… Continue reading Tips for Growing Herbs at Home

Weight Loss

Diverticulosis Diet- How to Eat Well and Feel Good

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

Weight Loss

What To Eat When Living With IBS

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

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Birds of a Feather. . .Eat Together?

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?