I’m the Food Police. At least that is how many people view me. I can’t tell you how many times people have made explanations or excuses for the food choices they make in front of me. It’s cool, I’m not judging. I eat “bad” foods too. In fact, many people are surprised what they see…

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Probably the number one reason I hear from people in my office as to why they can’t eat healthy is this: “I don’t have time.” I get it. We are busy people. Our culture and society push us to do more and more. Most of us feel this pressure plus the need to be “perfect”…

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  Mr. Smith was at his wits end. He had been dealing with migraines on and off for over 2 years now with no clear cause or relief. He tried medications, relaxation, avoiding certain foods, and staying away from any sort of chemical or cleaning product. The meds were the only thing that temporarily worked,…

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I’ll admit it. I haven’t been paying much attention to aflatoxins. Sure, I’ve seen news clips about them here and there, particularly related to peanut contamination (and rather sensationalized at that), however instead of digging further into the health implications I more or less put my fingers in my ears. “La la la la la.”…

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Yep, I’m back at the office, doing what I passionately love to do: talk about food health. And I’m finally updating this blog again after an embarrassingly long hiatus. I’m not going to even bother apologizing. It is what it is. Over the past couple months I’ve read countless articles about women “trying to have…

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You can ditch the pen and paper. Keeping track of what you eat has never been easier. First there were online diet diaries where you could easily log in from anywhere and record every morsel that passed your lips. Now these programs are available as apps on your phone, making diet tracking literally at the…

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Oh I did it. And I swore I wouldn’t. I became one of those bloggers I despise. One of those ambitious bloggers with sincere enthusiasm and a firm goal to be a regular contributor to the blogosphere, only to let themselves down,  and any precious readers should there actually be any, by failing to post…

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I learned a good lesson this week. If you don’t want to eat a ton of kale, be careful how much you plant. Little ol’ six pack of kale starts? Yeah, that grows a TON of kale. I like kale and all, but the quantity exceeds my typical rate of kale consumption. And unfortunately I…

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