The past month changed the landscape of grocery shopping as we had known it. Previously, stocked shelves with many options were the norm, to the point we often took it for granted. Now, the supply chain is experiencing demand like never before, leaving some stores (if not most) with empty shelves, lacking items like meats,… Continue reading Food Preservation Tips and Cooking Substitutions For Eclectic Pantries.
In this day and age, it seems like there’s a new and trendy diet every day. Unfortunately they just don’t work. Last week we discussed the principles of mindful eating, this week I’d like to follow up with intuitive eating. Mindful eating is defined as “using all your senses in choosing to eat food that… Continue reading Intuitive Eating
Remember what dinner was last night? Most can’t recall what we ate in the last few hours, let alone the taste. According to a 2011 report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the average American spends 2.5 hours a day eating, but more than half of that time we're doing something else too. Because we're… Continue reading Mindful Eating
For most people, “fat,” particularly the kind that bulges under the skin, is a four-letter word. It makes our thighs jiggle and lingers despite torturous attempts to eliminate it. Too much increases the risk for heart disease and type 2 diabetes. For decades researchers have looked for ways to stop its storage. But now we… Continue reading Is Brown Fat The Answer?
Too often, weight loss is approached by subtracting or restricting foods. But sometimes adding foods can actually improve weight loss. That’s the case with vegetables. Because they are high in water and fiber they help to satisfy hunger and give the feeling of fullness, especially when consumed before a meal. They're also packed with many beneficial nutrients… Continue reading These 10 Foods May Help Weight Loss