Does the glycemic index matter? Some people use the glycemic index (GI) as a shorthand way to judge whether a food is healthy or not. But it is more complicated than just pulling the number and putting the food on the healthy or unhealthy list.
Coffee nap? Ever heard of the term? I know, drinking coffee before a nap may seem counterintuitive. But, many people endorse this habit as a way to boost energy levels.
Wellness strategies must also consider our friends. They influence our habits and our health.
Most addictive foods? It’s a question we all ponder from time to time. As a Certified Nutritionist, I know that people, bodies, and cravings vary. But here is some interesting research on most addictive foods. In 2009, researchers at Yale developed the Yale Food Addiction Scale (YFAS) to provide a
Exercise time of day matters. Research demonstrates that in order to be consistent with an exercise routine, the most important thing is to find an exercise time of day and stick with it. Routines help build consistency. Be realistic in selecting your exercise time of day. If you’re not a
Will you live longer on a vegan diet? A longer life is one of the motivations for people who decide to adopt a vegan diet. But many who try going vegan for a period of time have trouble sustaining the discipline required by the diet. So, is it worth it
How long does it take to lose weight? As a Certified Nutritionist, this is a question I get asked all the time. Of course, most clients want to lose weight as fast as possible. The pace of weight loss is unpredictable and there are a lot of different variables. In
Combining intermittent fasting and keto is an intriguing proposition since the keto diet and intermittent fasting are two of the hottest current health trends.
Are carbs addictive? As a Certified Nutritionist, this is a question many of my clients ask me and something I think about myself as I sometimes have a definite craving for bread. What to Know About Whether Carbs Are Addictive Arguments surrounding carbs and their role in optimal health have
what's the best diet for me? One that's healthy and livable.