In my last post I discussed the body's utilization of glucose versus fat for fuel. Let's say you are intrigued by the idea of becoming a fat burner. There are a few things to understand before you jump in. To begin, what are macronutrients?Read More
Each time I begin to work with a new client I am reminded that the world of health and nutrition can be confusing and overwhelming. In this Back to Basics series I will answer the most common questions I receive, to help you make the best choices for your lifestyle.
Let's start with energy and fuel!Read More
I was reading an Outside magazine article entitled “We have Found the Cure! (Sort of…)” in which the author describes her adventures in cleansing treatments including fasting. The treatments leave her glowing and feeling beautiful and young, but then she asks doctors about the science behind the treatments. When asked about fasting the quoted doctor rolls his eyes and states, “There are no proven health benefits from fasting.” Another doctor said it might be okay as long as you don’t do it too often. I found these statements interesting, particularly when compared with the research described in The Complete Guide to Fasting by Dr. Jason Fung and Jimmy Moore.Read More