Tips to make it through the sugar season!

Tips on how to reduce the effects of sugary treats during the holidays. They include eating a balanced diet, exercising, and supporting the beneficial bacteria in your gut.

Ketogenic diet: not just for weight loss!

Ketosis is a physical state where your body is burning fat to use as energy. Fat is not our bodies’ preferred fuel; glucose (a type of sugar) holds this title. In our typical American diet we are able to keep our glucose-burning, intracellular machinery stocked so our bodies may not be used to burning our fat […]

Spring Grilled Asparagus

Spring is here! Spring is here! And with it comes beautiful local asparagus to indulge in. Better yet, we’ve got a grilled asparagus salad recipe that makes a lovely weekend lunch alongside some grilled chicken. Eating asparagus can be very advantageous for your health. It is relatively high in dietary fiber and several antioxidants. Additionally […]

Weighing in with Julie-Week 2

Day 5 Well, I woke up this morning feeling good.  My transition back wasn’t so hard.  The fluffy weight around my middle is dissipating and less inflamed, which is one of the main symptoms I can see when I am eating off.  Sometimes I experience some gastrointestinal shifts and irritation.  The sugar irritation is still […]