Does the Paleo Diet Work for Older Women?

Google "Paleo diet" and you’ll need to sift through more than 5 million hits about how to eat like our Paleolithic ancestors to live longer, healthier and leaner. Since I’m a CrossFit instructor and dietitian, I get asked all the time whether or not Paleo diets work. Results from one of the first human clinical trials with post-menopausal women suggests that a Paleo approach resulted in losing 10 pounds in five weeks and improvements in biomarkers for health. ...more
I have been into paleo for nearly a year now and to be honest I have never felt good and ...more

Week 8: No More Portion Distortion!

Congratulations! You've made it to week 8 of BlogHer's Inspiration to Fitness! Julie and I hope that this challenge has helped you make positive changes to your diet. If you missed the previous weeks, you can still catch up and follow along at your own pace. Review our earlier posts and you can incorporate week one's goal into your diet starting today....more
Love it!! To the point, articulate, and interesting. <a ...more

Nutrition Week 7: Breakfast

Week Seven of Inspiration to Fitness! Challenge... We're almost there! 8 Weeks & 8 Life-Changing Ways to Upgrade Your Diet Julie and I are thrilled to be blogging every week to challenge you to make a positive change to your eating. If you missed the previous weeks, you can still catch up and follow along at your own pace. Review our earlier posts and you can incorporate week one’s goal into your diet starting today. ...more
My son's Father said that when my son is at his house he feeds him creal every day. This is ...more

Nutrition Week 6: Smart Snacking

Welcome to Week Six of BlogHer's Inspiration to Fitness! 8 Weeks & 8 Life-Changing Ways to Upgrade Your Diet Julie and I are thrilled to be blogging every week to challenge you to make a positive change to your eating. If you missed the previous weeks, you can still catch up and follow along at your own pace. Just review our earlier posts and you can incorporate week one’s goal into your diet starting today. ...more
@Denise Those are really good too!more

Nutrition: Mindful Meals

Welcome to this week's Inspiration to Fitness subject: Mindful Meals. We all know (well, most of us anyway) what we should and shouldn't be eating, but sometimes the desire to eat things we know we shouldn't wins us over. If we could all eat to satisfy our physical hunger, no one would really be overweight. And at the same time, if we could really pay attention to what and how much we're eating, we'd all be a lot healthier and weight loss would occur naturally....more
Besides eating the wrong food, "why" are we doing it to our bodies? First, we have to love ...more

Learn to Love Your Kitchen

Welcome to week four of BlogHer's Inspiration to Fitness!...more
@Cheryl Baden I totally agree! I strive to find the balance and be able to enjoy my kids while ...more

Week 3: Become a Sugar Sleuth

Welcome to week three of BlogHer's Inspiration to Fitness, 8 Weeks & 8 Life-Changing Ways to Upgrade Your Diet....more

Life-Changing Nutrition Upgrades

Welcome to BlogHer's Inspiration to Fitness! Katherine and I are very excited to be blogging every week to challenge you to make a positive change to your eating. We'll be setting each of the challenges based on the most serious nutrition issues we see every day. They include lack of fruits and veggies; too many added sugars and sweeteners; reliance on meals eaten out or prepared away from home; and the shortfall of fiber and how to get real about what’s a portion....more
I like the rule of thumb for the water. Thanks!more

Life-Changing Ways to Upgrade Your Diet

Welcome to week two of BlogHer's Inspiration to Fitness! Katherine and I are very excited to be blogging every week to challenge you to make a positive change to your eating. If you missed week one, there’s plenty of time to get in on our healthy eating challenge. Just review our first week’s post so you can know what to expect and you can incorporate week one’s goal into your diet starting today. ...more