We’re Not Fat, We’re Inflamed.

The effect of chronic stress and what we can do about it. I’ve previously mentioned in this blog that the commonly cited statistic “two-thirds of Americans are overweight” does not paint the full picture of poor health in the United States. The word “fat” carries a connotation of laziness, or lack of willpower and I really don’t think that’s what is going on! It’s actually about inflammation, our high-stress lifestyles, a compromised food supply, and a lack of education. For

A Whole Foods Diet. What it is and how to do it.

I was born in 1980 and growing up I just loved convenience foods like Top Ramen, Jeno’s Pizza Rolls (now Totino’s Pizza Rolls), and sugary boxed cereals like Captain Crunch and Frosted Flakes. I mean, who could resist? They were SO yummy! Unfortunately, I came to pay for my over-consumption of these tempting treats with excess weight by the time I was a teenager. In an attempt to lose weight throughout my twenties, I shifted my diet toward so-called “healthier” options like S


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