Nature vs Nurture: How it Affects Your Relationship with Food

Nature may have a lot to do with our food choices and overall relationship with food. Just as you are born with a particular shape to your face, head, nose, and set of your eyes and eye color, you are destined to reach a certain height, and you are also born with an inherent neurotransmitter profile. Continue reading Nature vs Nurture: How it Affects Your Relationship with Food

The Power of Food Cravings

Many people feel as though they are often “driven” to eat certain foods or are responding to certain body needs or cravings. Sometimes it may be due to having a craving for something your body is lacking nutritionally. Many people will mention that they begin to think about a specific food, like potato chips, and just don’t feel relieved until they have some! Is that bag of chips calling out to you? So, what is going on?! Continue reading The Power of Food Cravings

7-Day Meal Plan & Menu

I’ve already had so many wonderful conversations with members of The Wellness & Lifestyle Challenge. I have been very pleased that so many members truly want to eat better and incorporate healthy nutrition into their lives. Nevertheless, many still struggle to plan ahead for their meals. Keep reading for some member questions regarding this exact issue. Plus, get an easy 7-day menu to get you started. Continue reading 7-Day Meal Plan & Menu

Why are Antibiotics in My Food and are They Harmful?

Never before have Americans asked for more pure, safe, and clean foods products than they have in recent years. The sale of these products has increased by 25% in recent years. The overuse of antibiotics in food producing animals may be part of the reason. Antibiotics are blamed for producing the increase in “superbug” resistant bacteria. If passed to humans they can cause serious illnesses. Other experts believe that this use of antibiotics in food producing animals poses no risk.

Let’s take a look at the facts surrounding the research and results from these products at different stages of their use. Continue reading Why are Antibiotics in My Food and are They Harmful?

Are You Eating Old Food? How to Decipher Food Dating

Are dates required on food products? Does it mean the product will be unsafe to use after that date? Here is some of the background information regarding these questions on food dating that we are all faced with on a regular basis. Continue reading Are You Eating Old Food? How to Decipher Food Dating