Creator of The Biggest Loser Shares the Power of a Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet on The Big Fat Truth

I love a good health transformation story. But I only watched a few episodes of The Biggest Loser. While the contestants’ weight loss was amazing, they were being encouraged to work out like crazy to achieve it. Eight hours a day in the gym, 6 days a week, 1200 calories. They were working so hard! [...]

By | 2017-06-27T16:52:19+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Diets, Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Plant-Based Diet vs. a Conventional Diabetes Diet for Weight Loss

If you are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, your physician may recommend that you lose weight and adopt a diabetes diet. You have a choice to make. And the choice you make will greatly impact the amount of weight you will lose and how you will feel while trying to lose the weight. The American [...]

Plant-Based Diet Menu Planning Tips

When transitioning to a whole food, plant-based diet and lifestyle, there is one critical skill that must be mastered. Menu planning! This shouldn’t come as a surprise. All worthy endeavors require some planning. This is especially true when doing something new. Without a well thought out menu, old food habits quickly surface. Like ordering pizza [...]

By | 2017-04-25T20:37:25+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Diets, Healthy Eating|2 Comments

Differences Between a Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet and a Vegan Diet

As a Certified Health Coach, I help individuals transition to a Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet and Lifestyle so they can prevent and reverse chronic disease, and lose weight and keep it off. I often get asked what a Whole Food, Plant-Based [WFPB] diet is and how it is different from a Vegan diet. There are [...]

By | 2017-04-25T20:37:25+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Diets, Healthy Eating|0 Comments

How High Protein Diets Fail

In recent years, high protein diets have become popular for weight loss. News outlets like Women’s Health publish articles with titles like “Protein: Your Secret Weigh-Loss Weapon,” that feature astounding statements, including “The moment it leaves your fork, protein starts winnowing your waistline.” Other popular websites like Eat This, Not That! claim that “protein helps [...]

By | 2017-04-25T20:37:25+00:00 January 10th, 2017|Diets, Healthy Eating, Nutrition|0 Comments

The ONE Diet Proven to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

Richard* had his first heart attack at the age of 42. Three years later he suffered a stroke. His right carotid artery was totally blocked, and his left carotid artery was 27% blocked, so he underwent bypass surgery. After surgery he followed the usual advice of decreasing sugar and fat, and eating less meat. But [...]

By | 2017-06-12T08:25:27+00:00 February 24th, 2016|Diets, Healthy Eating|0 Comments

What to Do When Your Child Wants to Be Vegan

As children learn and grow, they discover wonderful new things, like the solar system and DNA.  But they also have to learn difficult subjects, like slavery and global warming.  And as their understanding of the world grows, their knowledge influences their identity and decisions. This includes their food and lifestyle choices. My son, now 12, [...]

By | 2017-04-25T20:37:27+00:00 January 10th, 2015|Diets, Healthy Eating, Kids|0 Comments

Is Aspartame Really That Bad?

In an effort to cut calories and lose weight, millions of women routinely reach for “sugar-free” packaged foods and “diet” sodas.  While avoiding added sugar and high-fructose corn syrup is a good thing, just because a canned drink has a list of zeros down the side does not mean that it is “neutral” or problem [...]

By | 2017-04-25T20:37:30+00:00 November 8th, 2012|Diets, Healthy Eating, News|0 Comments

Why Diets Don’t Work

You can’t turn on the TV, drive down the road or go to a party without being confronted with America’s hottest obsession: weight.  Diets are a billion-dollar industry; companies spend millions and millions luring you to try the latest diet (low carb, high protein, low fat, no fat, you name it) with promises that this [...]

By | 2017-04-25T20:37:31+00:00 May 22nd, 2012|Diets, Healthy Eating|0 Comments
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