Fiber – Useful or Harmful?

Fiber has been encouraged for many years in the hopes that it would improve gastrointestinal motility, and many products have been sold advocating such use. Fiber has been recommended by all sorts of health care providers, including doctors, nurses, nutritionists and therapists. Is fiber truly helpful, though? Recent independent studies indicate fiber may be contributing […]

The Chaos Within

In the last article, we discussed the 3 processes that the body uses to metabolize, utilize, and store glucose. In this article, we will discuss several conditions that occur when those processes become overwhelmed and organs are unable to keep up with their usual functions. First of all, if you haven’t read my “peas and […]

First time on a Radio Show

Here is the link to a podcast; I was honored to be a guest on the Rural Routes Radio Show. https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/trent69050/episodes/2017-03-16T05_47_55-07_00

25 Top Tips to Eat Healthy & Honor God with Our Lifestyle (Part 2 of 2)

Now that we know God has a better plan for our health, how do we find it? What do we do now? How do we get healthier? 1.  Start wherever you are. Making small changes over several weeks can add up to MAJOR health benefits. Some people can go “cold turkey,” cutting out all grains […]

Does God care if I’m overweight or unhealthy? (Part 1 of 2)

Many years ago, I took part in a Bible study that focused on losing weight using several different techniques that did help me become thinner. One of the weekly studies focused on a Bible verse from Proverbs 23: When you sit to dine with a ruler, note well what is before you, and put a […]

What’s all the hub-bub about low carb?

Over the past 50 years, nutrition advice has been a bit fluid with regards to a variety of nutrients or macronutrients. In the most recent 5-10 years, a few grass-roots experts have come forward with even more changes they recommend for our eating health.  Some physicians and authors are encouraging complete grain-free nutrition, while others […]

The Truth About Grains

10 Facts You MUST Know About Grains Whole grains, like wheat, corn, and oats, have been touted for many years as healthy and nutritious, but over the past decade, grains have come under attack. Are whole grains healthy or not? If not, what makes them unhealthy? Looking back over history, grains were never a major […]

Fats Got a Bad Rap…

For the past 50 years or so, we’ve all been taught that fats are unhealthy for us; we believed these “experts” because they seemed to be honest and respectable scientists and doctors.  However, most of these experts had very strong personalities and pushed their way to the forefront of nutrition advisory councils, various dietary boards, […]

Diet? Energy Deficit? LCHF?

As many experts have claimed, energy deficits will contribute to weight loss, but historically, patients opt to discontinue the “diet” even after being somewhat successful.  Maintaining a total lifestyle change is required to avoid re-gaining the weight or succumbing to some health condition, i.e. diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, etc.  Dr. Eric Westman from Duke University has […]

Sugar, Sugar, Sugar…. Everywhere Sugar……

So, how’s it going?  Have you been working on your food diary?  Did you take your measurements and photos? Which bulletproof coffee or tea recipe did you find?  What labels have you been reading?  What labels have shocked you?  Today’s blog entry centers around the nutrition labels on commercial foods. I hope you have begun […]