Processed food can be defined as food that has been deliberately changed from it’s whole food state before it’s available for us to eat. This process may include grinding, pureeing, cooking, freezing, chopping etc… These foods usually come in a package of some sort, a box, a bag, or a can. Some examples would be […]
Macronutrients What they are How they impact your weight loss and weight maintenance goals What They Are
The dictionary definition for macronutrient is
a substance required in relatively large amounts by living organisms, in particular.
The “substance” I will be focusing on is food. Macronutrients are the components that make up the food we eat, […]
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The Result of High Fasting Insulin
In my last post I introduced the idea of insulin as the cause of excess body fat and obesity. In this post you’ll discover that it’s actually high fasting insulin that’s the big problem. Let me just highlight a couple of things from that […]
Looks like a bunch of you took advantage of Amazon Prime Day and bought the Instant-Pot 7-in-1 Electronic Pressure Cooker. Awesome! A couple of you have asked for my beef stew recipe. Here ya go…
Ingredients: 3 lbs. beef stew meat 1 medium – large onion, chopped 2-3 carrots cut into chunks or […]
Thick and Creamy Mayonnaise
Homemade mayonnaise is super easy to make. It is also much better for you than store-bought mayonnaise. Almost all of the stuff you buy at the store has inflammatory vegetable oil as the main ingredient. Store bought mayonnaise is NOT good for you.
When you make mayonnaise at home with a […]
This post is all about insulin, what it is and what it does in the body. The information in this post won’t be addressing those with type 1 diabetes. Insulin is a hormone made by beta cells in the pancreas. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition that destroys those beta cells causing the […]
Body Weight Set-Point
Your body weight set-point is the weight that your body automatically tries to maintain. If you get sick with the flu and lose some weight you’ll typically bounce right back to your normal weight once you are well. There are even studies that show forced overfeeding of normally healthy people causes […]
Since the 1970’s, when the U.S. Government got involved in dietary guidelines, the focus for maintaining a healthy body weight became all about calories in vs. calories out and the avoidance of dietary fat, particularly saturated fats. Have you been keeping track of how well that has been going? Due to the nature of my profession, I have […]
I am NOT a believer in the diet theory of calories in vs. calories out. The big problem with this is the under estimating of how many calories are actually in food and the over estimating of how many calories are burned during exercise. Even with small amounts of exercise people tend to feel free […]
Wow, it’s been a loooong time since my last post. Very neglectful! I started working as the in house nutritionist at an MDs office in my town. Love it! I have met so many really great people. One of the things I do at the office is run a 12 week weight loss program. It’s […]
Amy White MS HNC
I am a holistic nutrition counselor and believe real food is the true path to wellness. If you are interested in learning more about me and how I can help you, please see my story.
- Not enough Fat, Too many Carbs
- Macronutrients and Weight Loss
- The Problem with High Fasting Insulin
- Instant-Pot Beef Stew
- Homemade Mayonnaise
- Insulin, your key to weight loss
- Body Weight Set-Point
- Weight gain, is it calories or is it hormones?
- Food For Thought: Calories In vs. Calories Out
- Low Carb Cheesecake Fat Bomb
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