Life in the Fast Lane: Intermittent Fasting – Does is Work? Is it Safe?

INTERMITTENT FASTING You’ve probably heard of people fasting for religious reasons (for example, during Ramadan) or to prep for a medical procedure. But nutritionists generally throw shade at the idea of skipping meals as a weight-loss technique, since doing so can slow your metabolism, send your body into starvation mode, and cause you to cling […]

The Pursuit of Higher Wellness and The Benefits of Nutritional Cleansing

So, It has come to my attention I have readers who feel inspired by the way I’ve transformed my life over the last year. I regularly get texts, emails, and private messages from acquaintances, friends and even strangers thanking me for sharing positive and uplifting social media content- my personal story of transformation, the concepts […]

YOLO Proven be Dangerous Trend

For this evening’s post, I want to share something by my friend and teammate Abby Greer. I came across this post by Abby on Facebook earlier today. I hope this inspires readers the same way it inspires me. She’s right, our team rocks. “YOLO!!! So, I keep hearing this YOLO acronym. ‘You Only Live Once!’ […]

The Danger Behind the “Truffle Shuffle”..

Facts About Childhood Obesity: -Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years.1, 2 -The percentage of children aged 6–11 years in the United States who were obese increased from 7% in 1980 to nearly 18% in 2012. Similarly, the percentage of adolescents aged 12–19 years who […]

The Psychobiology of Chewing by Marc David

There’s more to chewing than you might think. It’s arguably the first digestive activity that we bring to a meal, and unlike the chemical processes that occur in our gut, chewing falls under our conscious control. Except of course, when we go a bit unconscious and inhale our food. But chewing is more than a […]