What Your Cravings Mean

As I mentioned in my previous post there are many reasons for cravings, one of the reasons being one or more nutritional deficiencies. The information below is a list of potential deficiencies. A craving does not indicate that a craving definitely signals a deficiency. However, it is advisable to determine if you are eating enough food that contains a particular nutrient. If you … Continue reading What Your Cravings Mean

Your Cravings – Your Body’s Voice

Your Body, Your Ally Our body is our ally. It might seem hard to believe that it is always on our side, especially when we are in pain or feeling ill. However, this is our body’s voice. Our body is extremely intelligent and often knows what we need better than we do. It performs millions … Continue reading Your Cravings – Your Body’s Voice

The Good – Saturated Fats (Part 2)

A lot of the mis-guided information about saturated fats came from poorly done studies.  Testing saturated fats on rabbits (who are not designed to consume meat) and comparing this to humans was the first mistake. Not paying attention to other factors in the subjects’ diet, like carbohydrates, was the biggest mistake. In 2010, an extensive … Continue reading The Good – Saturated Fats (Part 2)

Fats: A Big Fat Lie

Have you ever wondered why you crave fried, fatty foods after a night of drinking? It’s because alcohol depletes your body and brain of fat and it wants it back! As a result you end up craving any kind of fat. Usually we end up opting for french fries, burgers, or hotdogs—the greasier the better. … Continue reading Fats: A Big Fat Lie

Counting Nutrients Instead of Calories

The most common reason many people change their eating habits is because they want to lose weight. They often want to know weight loss ‘secrets’. Of course there is the usual, such as eat more veggies and don’t drink your calories. The one concerning trend I see among the calorie conscious is the goal to … Continue reading Counting Nutrients Instead of Calories

Metabolic Typing – Eat Right for Your Body Type (and Genetic-Ethnicity)

Thirty years after Dr. Weston Price realized that there was no ideal diet Dr. William Kelley built on this idea and concluded that a person’s metabolism was influenced by two genetic components. The first is what is referred to as ‘Autonomic Nervous System Dominance’. Essentially, the sympathetic nervous system (fight or flight) helps you burn … Continue reading Metabolic Typing – Eat Right for Your Body Type (and Genetic-Ethnicity)