Sugar Feeding Yeast

Sugar Feeding Yeast

Sugar in many forms has made it’s way into our food supply in staggering numbers. In 1821 the average consumption of sugar was about 10 pounds per person, while today it has increased to about 154 pounds per person. Although sugar tastes good on the tongue, the...
Confusion at the Grocery Store?

Confusion at the Grocery Store?

My days of going to the grocery store and getting all of our family’s food for a week or more have dissipated. However, every so often I like to go and meander around to see what’s out there. Earlier this week I found myself in a conventional grocery store...
Why calorie counting doesn’t work

Why calorie counting doesn’t work

We have been trained to believe that eating healthy, and weight loss, is done by calorie counting. The general consensus  is: Calories in (eaten) < calories out (expended) = weight loss Well, I’m here to tell you that the human body is far more complex than a...
New Year’s Goals

New Year’s Goals

We have made it through another year and turned the calendar to a new start. After the divulging holiday season many people use the beginning of the new year to “turn over a new leaf,” “start anew,” “new year-new you.” Unfortunately...
Mental Illness-A Case of Poor Nutrition?

Mental Illness-A Case of Poor Nutrition?

On December 14, 2012 a terrible tragedy happened in Newtown, Connecticut. There have been 31 public shootings where someone’s “gone postal” since the life-changing event in Columbine, Colorado in 1999 and I can think of 3 in the past 6 months. Every...