Dietary Fiber – A Must in a Healthy Diet

An opening line from almost any nutritionist includes some concern for us to get plenty ot the macronutrients: protein, carbohydrate, fat, and oh, yes, fiber. It seems to me that most discussions about healthy eating spend more time weighing and balancing the first three groups, with little emphasis on fiber.  Still, fiber is a vitally… Read more

Food Sensitivities and Weight Loss Resistance

I know that you have probably heard as many diet fixes and calories regimens to fill a book, just as I had when I was trying for years, and to very little, if any, avail, to lose weight. Extra pounds on the body is a phenomenon that misses very few people in our country. So,… Read more

6 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

I don’t know how it is for you, really, but I know that for me, it is harder and harder to hang on to a stable weight, let alone lose some weight.  Part of the issue, I am told, is that with aging comes a gradually slowing metabolism. Thank you, Mother Nature! What is metabolism,… Read more