Gluten free pumpkin bread

It smells like fall, here in northern California. I love fall for all the beautiful colors, but most of all for pumpkin. I love Pumpkin pie, Pumpkin bread, Pumpkin latte, etc. The problem with all of these delicious and comforting fall treats is that they are loaded with tons of processed sugars, flours and other … Continue reading Gluten free pumpkin bread

What is hunger?

If you want to keep  a healthy weight, a vise thing to do is to eat only when you are hungry and until you are physically satisfied. This seems very straight forward, but sometimes it can be very hard to distinguish between hunger and cravings. So how do you really know if you are truly … Continue reading What is hunger?

Hormones, their role in our health and 4 natural ways to keep them in balance

we keep hearing about "Hormones". if we are moody we blame our hormones. if we are sluggish we blame our hormones. and these days I see more and more people blaming hormones for their weight issues. So what are hormones and how would we know if they are really to blame, and how can we … Continue reading Hormones, their role in our health and 4 natural ways to keep them in balance

Get to know the M word, Metabolism

In the world of diet, health, and fitness, you can hear and talk about metabolism everyday. People talk about slow metabolism, fast metabolism, lazy metabolism, and more. So what metabolism really is? And how come as an infant it seems like we all have the same rate of metabolism, but as we grow older it … Continue reading Get to know the M word, Metabolism

The science of fasting- Part 4. What to do after the fasting period

Congratulations, you just finished your first round of fasting. How do you feel? If you feel as like you were run dawn by a buss, don't worry it is normal. this could of happened because your body was probably not used to it, and it is like "what are you trying to do to me … Continue reading The science of fasting- Part 4. What to do after the fasting period

The science of fasting- Part 3. best practices while fasting

Now that you know about the fasting, proven health benefits of fasting and how to get ready for a fast mimicking diet ( I like to call it resetting your body, because I hate the word diet), let's take a look at best practices while on this journey. Yes it is a journey, because you stepped … Continue reading The science of fasting- Part 3. best practices while fasting

The science of fasting- Part 2, How to get prepared for fasting

last week in Science of fasting- part 1, we covered what  fast mimicking diet is and the proven health benefits of fasting. This week I would like to cover, how you can get your body prepared for this kind of fasting. It is always good to prepare your body, when you are making changes to … Continue reading The science of fasting- Part 2, How to get prepared for fasting

The science of fasting – part one, five proven health benefits of fasting

several weeks ago, we (my husband, my daughter and I) watched the documentary "the science of fasting", highly recommend. After the documentary was over, my husband stated that he would like to try fasting for more than one day and see how it will go and how it will really affect his health. The passionate … Continue reading The science of fasting – part one, five proven health benefits of fasting

2018 Dirty dozen and clean 15

Finally on April 10, 2018 Environments Working group, EWG, released this years shoppers guide to pesticides in produce. Even though the list stays pretty similar to last year, there were some new interesting findings that worth to take a look at. These findings might help you to decide if Organic really worth the extra money … Continue reading 2018 Dirty dozen and clean 15

Metabolism and 4 scientifically proven ways to boost your metabolism

you probably have heard about the word metabolism over and over. specially when it comes to weight management and weight loss. the reality is yes metabolism has a role in weight management, but it is far more important for our body than just weight management. so let's look deeper into this process, metabolism, and see … Continue reading Metabolism and 4 scientifically proven ways to boost your metabolism