Learn all you can about nutrigenomics

Last week I attended the American College of Nutrition’s 59th annual conference. I was fortunate to listen to some of the world’s leading scientists, functional medicine doctors, and top nutrigenomics researchers lecture, and then speak with them in person.

Time-restricted feeding may help diabetes, weight loss

Time-restricted feeding is a type of intermittent fasting in which feeding times are restricted to certain hours of the day. Actually, this should be our natural pattern for eating — eat some food, feel satisfied then stop, get some sleep, rest, work, and repeat.

Fibromyalgia — what it is, and how can you heal it

Do you have joint pain, sleep disturbance, depression, inability to think clearly, chronic fatigue or chronic pain in your muscles and ligaments? Most of us feel some of this at least once an a while, some of us maybe feel it more regularly.

Benefits of The Ketogenic Diet

A ketogenic diet is one form of a very low carbohydrate diet. However, you need to cut almost all sources of sugar in order for your body to produce ketones for energy, instead of using glucose (sugar) for energy. You can look at ketones as a fourth macronutrient, along with protein, carbohydrate, and fat.

All you need to know about fructose!

I’ve written many times about added sugar, but what about consuming fruits, and the fructose that they contain? Are fruits considered to be added sugar? The good news is that they are not — except for smoothies and processed fruit juice. But let’s look at what exactly fructose is.

The many benefits of clarified butter and ghee

Have you ever tried clarified butter, or ghee? I love cooking with ghee, it has a delicious smoky, nutty flavor and is perfect for high heat cooking. And there are so many health benefits too, other than just the taste!

Let’s look at dairy sensitivity

Maybe you’ve started to hear more about people stopping eating dairy products, and choosing dairy-free milk alternatives such as almond milk. Do we need to stop consuming dairy products? First, let’s look at why dairy might be a problem for so many people.

The ABCs of gluten

I think gluten allergies and gluten sensitivity are one of the most popular health-related topics for many people now. But do you know what gluten is, and why so many people try to avoid it?