A quick note at the start: Of course, not everyone can, or should, track their food or limit their eating plan. A Mediterranean-type plan with lots of unprocessed whole plant foods can help us get healthier, but it can’t necessarily solve obesity, which is a complex...
The box of “rescued produce” that shows up on my doorstep each week rescues me by inspiring / forcing me to add abundant servings of fruits and vegetables to my meals 🙂
Healthy, single-ingredient whole foods like vegetables and plain yogurt can seem bland and boring. Fortunately, it’s easy to add plenty of flavor (along with an extra boost of nutrition!) using herbs and spice blends.
Foods made from flour and/or sugar are everywhere! If we don't actively fend them off, they can fill up our meals from morning to night. Think of the free breakfast at a mid-range hotel: toast, cereal, waffles, pancakes, pastries, bagels (fortunately usually also some...
We tend to blame individuals for obesity, but it is a biopsychosocial, global phenomenon. Our modern way of living makes us fat, and I offer five ways in which we can all work against this and help each other and ourselves be healthier and happier.
Starch is long chains of sugar! I drastically reduced sugar and flour-based foods in my eating plan (and increased my exercise), healed from obesity and feel younger at 61 than I did at 51. And I love my new way of eating, thanks to great substitutions.
How I lost six pounds I’d recently gained: protein, vegetables and determination were the keys to not feeling hungry or deprived 🙂
I gave myself permission to feast during my last visit to Brussels, gained six pounds, and am now happily practicing constraint as a balance
Protein’s Greatest Hits: 12 practical, healthy and maybe surprising ways to add more to your eating plan
Boosting your protein a little bit each day can help conserve muscle after age 30 (!) and keep you full and satisfied. Here are my 12 favorite easy, healthy ways to add protein to your day.
Why is protein a secret weapon for women (and men) over 45? There are at least two really good reasons. Here’s why you might consider bumping yours up a bit, in a healthy way.