I know this is probably a stupid question,” a client says as she approaches you after class. “I’ve often read that it’s important to limit fat intake to 30 percent or less. I guess some people say 20 percent or less. But I’ve never really understood what this means for me and my diet. Continue reading “Dietary fat: Playing the numbers game. Part 1”
Until next week,
It is good to hear that good eating habits are becoming ingrained, and you definitely do not want to give them up on your upcoming vacation. Sounds like you will have a lot of time to exercise and plan good meals. I noticed that Coke is slipping back into your diet — those empty calories will start to add up. Continue reading “Lisa’s Journal: Week 13. Part 2”
Dear Sharon and Armand,
This was not a particularly eventful week, which was nice for a change. I feel like I am sticking with both my diet and exercise regimens, and I feel like both have become more of an ingrained habit. Certainly I have bad weeks, and I think I will always come across foods I just can’t resist. Continue reading “Lisa’s Journal: Week 13. Part 1”
An elimination diet is really a test to help identify allergy foods. It involves eliminating possible offenders from your diet, usually for 10 to 14 days; carefully noting changes in symptoms; and reintroducing the eliminated foods into your diet, again observing any symptoms. If you decide to try this procedure, be cautious. Continue reading “Elimination Diet Precautions”
Actually, the association between vegetable protein and reduced risk for heart disease is not very new information. Researchers have known about this association for quite some time. Soy is actually a vegetable protein that has come to the attention of researchers recently. The study of the effects of soy and its relation to chronic disease risk, including cardiovascular disease, has dramatically increased since this field began to emerge a few years ago. Continue reading “Soy, You Say? Part 2”
What do vegetables and fruits have in common with soy? They may all help to combat cardiovascular disease, which is still currently the number-one killer of both men and women.
It is responsible for more than 950,000 deaths annually and costs billions of dollars to treat each year.