The Power of Potassium dehydration electrolytes leg cramps potassium sports Jul 05, 2024

Muscle cramps? 

From marathoners to menopause, if you sweat (not just glow), you might be low in Potassium! 

Muscle cramps can occur with dehydration, deficiencies in calcium, magnesium and or potassium. In this blog, we will look specifically at calcium.  

Potassium is a...

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Menopause & Men-O-Pause andropause hot flash menopause weight Jul 05, 2024

Men-O-Pause

“I’m still hot—it just comes in flashes now.”

Kathy was the energetic one, always on the go and happily walking or running most days. Suddenly, around at forty, she noticed a series of ailments from bed spins (vertigo), pains in her lower stomach, hot flashes,...

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The Glycemic Index Experiment diabetes glucose load glycemic index low gi pcos weight loss Jul 03, 2024

Low-Glycemic Index (GI)

From Weight loss to Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) to Diabetes, Heart Disease and more, in my 30 years as a Dietitian, I can say, the low Glycemic Index (GI) diet, is worth the experiment.  

 

What is the Glycemic Index...

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The Globe on Gluten Jul 01, 2024

Understanding Gluten Across the Globe

Is GLUTEN the same across the world?  Travel with me...

What is Gluten?

Gluten, a protein complex found in wheat and related grains, varies significantly across different types of food and flour worldwide. The differences in gluten content and tolerance...

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Make-Ahead Meals Under 500 less than 500 low calorie low sodium make-ahead healthy under 500 calories Jun 16, 2024

Make-Ahead Meals 

Make-Ahead, quick and easy meals that are 400-500 calories, high in fiber, and incorporate whole foods, lean proteins, and healthy fats. Additionally, I've included tips on how to enhance these meals for better health and a list of 10 of the healthiest frozen dinners...

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"Active Bites" Add Up! active active after meals excercise habits intervals step converter weight Jun 13, 2024

It All Adds Up!

In the hustle and bustle of modern life, finding time for lengthy exercise sessions can be challenging. However, research shows that breaking up your physical activity into smaller intervals throughout the day can be just as beneficial as completing it all at once. These shorter...

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Your "Portion Distortion" Swap eating out flexitarian meal compare portion supersize Jun 10, 2024

Swaps to save your "Rear"

It's not all your fault!  Firstly, we are all suspectable to "Portion Distortion", at home or eating out, it's our GENES!  Don't get me wrong, I'm grateful for the gene response called the Fight-Flight, it allowed us to survive and still does...

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Turn Smoothies into Bowls healthy ice cream substitute nutritious meal recipe smoothie summer Jun 10, 2024

Healthy & Creamy 

Craving Ice cream? Discover a way to enjoy the smoothy creamy textures of ice cream by using frozen yogurt and or fruit and turn your smoothie into a delicious nutritious bowl. Top with crunch (nuts, seeds, chia) and drizzle with chocolate or honey. Suffice any craving...

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