Got Cravings? It Could Be Your Gut Talking

Got cravings? Have food cravings ever left you feeling powerless? Like the time you ate a big bowl of ice cream or a piece of chocolate cake only to feel guilty about it for the rest of the day? Well, go easy on yourself – there may be a good reason why you caved in, and it has nothing to do with willpower.

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Early Warning for Cardiac Arrest (Don’t Forget Fish Oil!)

Sudden Cardiac Arrest- New Research On Early Warning Signs. (Don’t Forget Fish Oil!) My beloved experienced chest pain a few months ago. Given that his family history is significant for heart disease, we played it safe and went to the emergency department. He was fine thankfully, but a he was little sheepish about going to…

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Step it up, FDA!

The FDA has issued its first official guidelines to limit “added sugar” consumption to no more than 10% of calories or 12.5 tsp per day. While this kind of movement is very much needed, we’ll need to do better if we want to really address diet-driven health concerns (think diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s, depression,…

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What Fats Do I Use?

Today, I was asked this great question about what types of fat to use: I heard from few people that we shouldn’t cook or fry with extra virgin olive oil. I use that for everything. Do you recommend another type of oil for cooking, sauteing onions etc? Knowing what fats to include in your diet…

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