For years, my wellness colleagues and I have designated sugar as the number one dietary evil, a true destroyer of health. And, though most people still eat way too much of it, U.S. consumption is finally on a slow decline. But the battle for your health is far from over. There is another killer on the loose and that one is ‘vegetable’ oil. In my opinion, the stuff is just as big a problem as sugar and should be eliminated from our diets just as quickly.
Comfort foods have been top-of-mind with the stresses piling on lately. High stress in combination with stay-at-home orders has everyone reaching for their favorites – ice cream, pasta, bread, chocolate and in looking for some healthier options, many people have...
As rumors of possible shelter-in-place orders started to heat up a few weeks ago, the rush to the supermarket began and with it, a whole lot of panic-buying. Even those who’d steered clear of pasta or rice for decades found themselves standing on long lines, shopping carts filled to bursting with extra-long-shelf-life processed foods, sweets and carbs, carbs, carbs.
In these stressful times, comfort eating is a soothing treat that many of us look forward to. But it’s also an extremely important time to take responsibility for our health, managing what is in our control.