Category: Nutrition

Understanding Your Metabolism: A Key Element in Achieving Successful Weight Loss Goals

Understanding Your Metabolism: A Key Element in Achieving Successful Weight Loss Goals I’m sure you’ve heard the term “metabolic typing” and thought, this sounds, complex, or scientific and for whatever reason, shied away from learning about it.. Well as it turns out, knowing whether you are a fast oxidizer, or a slow oxidizer, will end… Read more »

Is Raw Food Better Than Cooked Food?

The “Raw Food Diet” is one of the top trends among vegetarians and vegans who not only want to subsist off plant-based matter, but to get the most minerals and nutrients from those foods, as nature intended. However, research is not very in-depth on the topic of cooked vs. raw foods, and there are both… Read more »

Women-Only Foods / Foods Designed Especially For Women

Are new “women-targeted” foods an excellent way to pack one’s diet with more nutrition, or a marketing scheme that may do more harm than good? On the average supermarket shelf, you’ll see Luna bars (“created to meet the special needs of our bodies”), folic acid and soy protein rich Harmony cereal, French Meadow Women’s Bread,… Read more »

Foods That Boost Immune System

Immune system boosting foods increase the number of white blood cells in our bodies. They also eliminate toxins that drag our system down and reinforce our defensive barriers. With flu season upon us, it’s important to consume foods that boost the immune system function. Here are a few good choices… Mushrooms: Selenium, Antioxidants, as well… Read more »

Is Caffeine Friend Or Foe?

NYC Nutritionist

Caffeine is consumed by 90 percent of America, whether it comes in the form of coffee, soda pop, tea, energy drinks, over-the-counter capsules, cold medicines, or (to a lesser extent) chocolate. Yet, there is some controversy over whether caffeine is a good addition to a healthy diet or not. Argument #1: Caffeine is our Friend…. Read more »