Echinacea is a beautiful bright flower, a member of the daisy family and native to North America. Although it’s recognized for its immune supporting benefits, this pink petalled flower may also be the ultimate doping agent. READ MORE
In Monday’s New York Times, the personal health columnist (for 52 years) Jane Brody made a bold claim: calorie restriction is the only way to sustain weight loss. As a widely regarded expert in the field of nutrition, Jane let her readers down in a big way.READ MORE
Intermittent Fasting (IF): the practice of going without food for prolonged periods of time, is known to do some amazing things for your body: improved weight loss, decelerated aging and better heart health – if you’re a man that is. Women haven’t been so lucky.READ MORE
This last week has been nothing short of crazy. I’ve visited three different time zones (here I am rounding my travels off in beautiful, sunny Beverly Hills), and my body clock has no idea if it’s coming or going. I also decided to switch gears for this weeks post, to share my current reading material and a recent podcast that really inspired me. Enjoy 🙂READ MORE
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If the benchmark is an Oreo milkshake, then yes.
But like most things in health & wellness, nothing is ever straightforward. Nutrition is perplexing, and this may sound like another curveball being thrown your way, but hear me out. That blueberry & kale smoothie may not be as healthy as you think.READ MORE
If a single supplement could help you lose weight, improve your sleep, and keep you in tip-top health, wouldn’t you try it?
Well, that supplement does exist and it’s called glycine. READ MORE
Last week, the U.S. News & World Report published their 2018 list of best diets, placing the high-fat low carb ketogenic diet last. How could this be? I lost four pounds that same week on ‘keto’, and it’s wildly popular with the likes of Kim Kardashian, Gwyneth Paltrow and LeBron James.
The judge’s stance: ketogenic diets are highly restrictive, which they are. Could you live off 5% carbohydrates, 10% protein and 85% fat? Turns out, you may not need to. Mark Sisson, author of The Keto Reset Diet says it’s possible to have your cake and be keto too.READ MORE