Eat Like A Millennial

Over the past 25 years, the meaning of “eating healthy” has evolved so much that the answer would be completely different if you were asking a Gen-Xer (like me) verses a millennial (my daughter, Kayla).  In 1990, I would have said to emphasize whole grains, pasta, cereals, fat-free or low-fat dairy and meat products and vegetables and fruit.  In addition, I would encourage you to balance the calories you take in from food and beverages...

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Dead Foods vs. Alive Foods

Go down any grocery store isle and you’ll find shelves lined with processed, chemically charged, sugar-laden, partially hydrogenated pseudo-foods. What is sad, but true, is they are more common than ever in our food system, and have a place cemented in the standard American diet. Here's what you need to know about Dead Foods vs. Alive Foods:
Dead Foods
These “dead” foods (as they have been referred to by some) do nothing to improve the...

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Gambling with Soy: 4 Key Problems with Soy

Unless you’ve been living in a cave (because you’ve taken the Paleo lifestyle literally) for the past 20 years, you’ve probably heard the latest on problems with soy. Soy is purportedly a “health” food that helps to protect women’s hearts, bones, and breasts, plus reduces night sweats and hot flashes. Don’t believe the hype. Most of the research surrounding the benefits of soy for midlife women still warrants more investigation, as...

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