Macronutrient-Carbohydrates

Macronutrient-Carbohydrates

Macronutrient.  It is a big word for the class of chemical elements that provide calories. They are macro (big) because they provide the bulk of the energy. There are three different macronutrients-carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. Each of the nutrients are broken...
Blood Sugar: The Balancing Act

Blood Sugar: The Balancing Act

There is no doubt food plays a very significant role in blood sugar  management. It starts with a standard American diet which is high in carbohydrates, especially processed carbs. This leads to chronically high blood sugar levels which is accompanied by high insulin...
The Secret Part 2-Nutrient Dense Foods

The Secret Part 2-Nutrient Dense Foods

In part 1 of this series, The Secret to Changing Your Eating Habits, revealed that you must change your paradigm, way you think about food and eating, in order to provide what your body needs to function at it’s optimal level. Considering the nutrient density of...
I’ve Been Humbled

I’ve Been Humbled

I’ve been humbled… I have always taken pride in being healthy. When I was younger, food and exercise were the primary avenues, then as I got older I began to understand the importance of mental and spiritual wellbeing (although the latter has waxed and...