Four Facts You Didn’t Know About Fiber

The mention of fiber calls to mind images of dry, flavorless muffins or breakfast cereals that look and taste like tree bark. Clearly, these images of outdated “health foods” aren’t particularly appealing and have overshadowed the beneficial impact that fiber has on our wellbeing. Fiber doesn’t sound like the most exciting topic in nutrition. But [...]


Kane Anderson is a personal trainer but WOW what a difference he achieved during his first 16 weeks when he used the nutrition along with his consistency with workouts! Kane shares, "I’ve never been overweight but I've always yo-yo’d with regards to staying lean and being able to keep my beach body/abs all year round. [...]

Do You Know If You Have Celiac Disease?

Gluten free organic bread, oat, oat bran cereal and rice cakes Did you know that even though celiac disease affects only one in 133 people in North America, 83 percent of those people go undiagnosed? For those who might be affected, celiac awareness can be the first step to feeling better as it [...]

Does Salt Affect How Much We Eat?

People like the taste of junk food. When looking at the basic composition of foods like macaroni and cheese, pizza, French fries, and fried chicken, they are generally fatty, starchy, and almost always salty. Fat and carbohydrate intake offer us energy, yet salt is energy-free. Interestingly, a person’s salt appetite is one of the few [...]

Fiber: Are You Getting Enough?

Nuts and berries on the wooden table Do you get enough fiber? The odds are pretty good that you don’t get the recommended daily amount since only five percent of adults consume adequate dietary fiber (1). The Institute of Medicine recommends at least 25 grams for women and 38 grams for men every [...]

I Love to Party!

So live and learn, right? That's what they say. At least if you are doing it right I would imagine. I know people who are so stuck in their ways that are DOOMED. They live, but they don't learn. I used to be that way myself and it wasn't until I learned to get over [...]

Today’s Lesson: Body Awareness

So today's lesson is working out when you are indeed or even potentially under the weather. I wish I had something more insightful, or even more positive, but unfortunately that is not the case. There's one thing you have to know about me, I rarely get sick. It all started yesterday afternoon/ early evening. I [...]

My Daily Workout Lately I continue to have, as I put it, "new firsts." That means one of two things: 1- that I have incorporated a new exercise into my regimen, or 2- I have done something that I have never done before. For example, one of Mmy "new firsts" last firsts last month was running [...]