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The Low Fat Folly

Heart-healthy fats from nuts and nut butters are far from fattening! What do you think of when you think of fat?  Most people associate dietary fat with body fat, unhealthiness...

5 Common Food Myths Debunked

Diet fads come and go. One day you’re following the grapefruit diet, the next you’re cutting out fruit altogether for your zero-carb miracle plan. There’s so much information in the...

Chocolate and a Walk: The New Anti-Anxiety Pill?

A change in diet and exercise might be the only anti-anxiety pill you need. Photo: Jessica Tam Money, health, family, job stress… life offers plenty to fret about, and worrying...

Changing Health Habits: 4 Steps to Getting Un-Stuck

When Kerry (not her real name) hired me as her wellness coach, she was frustrated and discouraged about her health. She was 40-something, overweight, sedentary, and had recently been diagnosed...

Foods That Put Out the Fire

The catechins and polyphenols found in dark chocolate soothe inflammation in the body. photo credit: nkzs Inflammation is a normal healthy process with a very important purpose – to protect...