There is a concept of “food addiction” that has hit the weight loss world. I would like to explain this phenomenon and bring up some of the finer points that really don’t get talked about our understood very well. Have you ever wondered why people don’t get “addicted” to broccoli? Well, maybe not. We get … Read more Food Addiction?
There are a lot of ideas about how to reduce insulin resistance and high blood glucose levels that may lead to diabetes. There are very well meaning people advocating their ideas, but do these ideas work? We know that taking drugs may lower some blood sugar numbers, but it doesn’t cure the problem or address … Read more Eating to Reduce Insulin Resistance
In my previous article Why Should I Care About My Blood Sugar, I talked about the seriousness of high blood glucose levels and how they affect your health. In this article I would like to deal with some of the barriers to working on blood sugar levels, and eating healthy, as well as give you … Read more Lowering Blood Sugar: Where Do I Start?
Of all the health concepts being discussed nowadays, I’m not sure this one is discussed enough, yet it has some of the worst consequences. I want to explain why you need to care about your blood sugar levels. In the next article, I will explain what you can do to start reversing insulin sensitivity and … Read more Why Should I Care About My Blood Sugar?
Take two car owners. Both have beautiful Mercedes that they are proud of. They wash them and keep them clean, and are very happy to get around in their vehicles. However, one of the owners feels that this car may be expensive to keep up, so she decides to use the cheapest gas she can … Read more The Tale of Two Car Owners
I know most people realize they need to take care of themselves. However, many people think that if they spend “extra” time on themselves, like rest and relaxation, or something especially kind, like getting a massage, that they are being selfish. My goal is to show you that helping yourself is essential for helping others. … Read more Self Care Isn’t Selfish!
The Balance Between New and Old Actually, I wanted to call this article “Conservative or Liberal, throwing the baby out with the bathwater”! But that sounds political, and this is not about politics, although it might be. To me, the term “conservative” means “conserving the wisdom of our past”, and liberal means “liberating ourselves from … Read more Why We Have No Elders
You may have, it is sort of “trendy” nowadays. If you haven’t I’d like to give you an idea ofwhat it is all about, and the mindset behind it. You may find it is something you should look into, so I will provide some websites at the end. If you have no interest whatsoever, do … Read more Have You Heard of Minimalism?
I guess your first response is “I understand the lost art of cooking, but what do you mean by grateful cooking?” Yes, we seem to have lost the art of cooking, but we have also lost the art of gratefulness. We think about what will “make us happy”, or stimulate our tastebuds, or complete our … Read more The Lost Art of Grateful Cooking
The New Year is here, and many people think of all the changes they are going to make this year. Resolutions are talked about for most of the month of January. This is the time when gyms get crowded…for the first three weeks of January, then it thins out again. I believe this is indicative … Read more My Year of Transition