Stay Away From Oats


PHOTO: oatmeal looks healthy, but it’s really just a gooey ball of starch.

Stay Away From Oats

For today’s nutritional tip, I wanted to talk about oats, like oatmeal, steel cut oats, and all the different forms of oats that you hear about. Oats look really healthy.

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Fruit Juice: Friend or Foe?


PHOTO: modern-day fruits are bred for sweetness, not nutrients. Skip fruit juice, focus on whole form, low-glycemic fruits.

Fruit Juice: Friend or Foe?

Today’s nutritional tip is about fruit juice. Fruit juice has recently become popular, specifically because there’s a few people on the internet or even

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Milk, Mucus & Inflammation


PHOTO: for anyone interested in optimal health, dairy should ring every possible warning sign—this is rarely a whole food and rarely a good addition to a healthy diet.

Milk, Mucus & Inflammation

Today’s nutritional tip is about milk. One thing that yoga students traditionally love is milk

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Alcohol, Toxins & What To Drink


PHOTO: don’t kid yourself into thinking alcohol is a “healthy drink” – it’s not. But if you do drink, there are ways to make it less unhealthy.

Alcohol, Toxins & What To Drink

Today’s nutritional tip is all about alcohol. This is a complicated topic of discussion

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Meal Timing & How Often To Eat


PHOTO: do you have to eat every 4 hours to lose weight? Are 3 meals-a-day important? The reality is “it depends”…

Meal Timing & How Often To Eat

Today’s nutritional tip of the day is all about timing of your meals. Traditional weight loss, fat-burning belief is

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Soy and its Bad Reputation


PHOTO: is soy friend or foe? Like most things, it just depends on how you use it…

Soy and its Bad Reputation

Today’s nutritional tip is all about soybeans. Soybeans have a really bad rap. Anywhere you go on the internet, everyone tells you that soy will

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Balancing your Protein


PHOTO: Nuts are a great source of protein, however, it’s always important to keep things in moderation – too much of anything can be harmful to your body.

Balancing your Protein

Today’s nutritional tip is about balancing your intake of protein. I talked about protein powders in a

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Choosing Your Protein Powder


PHOTO: protein powders are processed (by definition) so they are a complicated thing to try to add to a healthy diet.

Choosing Your Protein Powder

For today’s nutritional tip, I wanted to talk about protein powders. We get lots and lots of questions about what is the best

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Reverse Vegetarianism 101


PHOTO: giving up dairy (instead of meat) can be a powerful first step toward optimal health

Reverse Vegetarianism 101

Today’s nutritional tip is about reverse vegetarianism. Reverse vegetarianism is a term I coined back in 2007, to talk about people who are moving towards a plant-based diet. They’re

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