Valerie’s Voice: For The Health Of It

The Yolk Is No Joke

There have been many debates over the health effects of egg yolks. The biggest is that eggs contain cholesterol. Currently the science community realizes that saturated fat has more of an effect on cholesterol than cholesterol...

Think This Not That-Strategy

Here are some strategies and examples of how to “Think This” and take action for weight loss success. THINK THIS 1. Ditch the all-or-nothing mindset. 2. Adopt a positive and supportive relationship with yourself. 3...

Think This Not That

So you are following a diet, any diet. The day starts off right on track. You get to work and something throws you for a loop: maybe you walk by the vending machine or a co-worker brings in doughnuts; it’s possible you get...

Dr. Atkins and Dr. Dean Ornish Finally Agree

I am laughing hysterically as I read “Insulin Resistance: The Hidden Disease You May Already Have” by Jack Challem, . No I am not laughing at the content of the article because the information reported is informative and...

Killing Two Birds With One Stone

According to the research study in my last blog , a no carbohydrate diet was found effective at delaying prostate cancer growth without having to restrict calories (the course for conventional cancer treatment includes starving...

Carbohydrate Restriction May Slow Prostate Tumor Growth

A study was released today that supports a low carbohydrate diet for the treatment of prostate cancer. It also supports the theory that you can eat more calories and still lose weight while following a low carbohydrate diet.

Eating Less Calories May Not result in Weight Loss-Part 1

  “I bumped up my total fat intake last Wednesday and I have already lost 4 pounds”. “If I log my meals, I get anywhere from 80-100g protein (including the plant proteins), less than 50g carbs, and 175-250g fat”. Clients and low...

Things I Appreciate In a Good Conversation

Conversations happen all the time, good conversations are rare. As I thought about my week and what I wanted to blog about. I realized that my week was full of conversations with friends, family members and strangers who made me...

Does Anyone Know What a Balanced Diet Is?

  People tell you that low fat is the way to go, others say the opposite. Why all the fuss over food? Surely we have bigger fish to fry like the economy, global warming or terrorism. But for the 97.1 million adults and 6.7...

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