Vegan has a ē

You say tomāto, I say tomăto… It was a while ago that my daughter corrected my pronunciation of “vegan.” Since we said vĕggies and vĕggin’ out and vĕgetarian, I assumed the new word would follow suit. After the rolling of the eyes and the tsk, I was informed that vegan had a “ē” sound. Silly … More Vegan has a ē

Paleo or “If we aren’t supposed to eat animals, why are they made with meat?”

Paleo is currently one of the biggest buzzwords in food, and it is at the top of the food chain as diets go. When I first heard people saying they were “going Paleo” a while back, I thought to myself “What? They’re going back to living in caves?” because I just assumed they were referring to … More Paleo or “If we aren’t supposed to eat animals, why are they made with meat?”

The Skinny On Sugar

A nightmare in the grocery isle Ahhhhhhh….that wonderful snowy white stuff that titillates the taste buds and keeps you craving for more. It was called White Gold by the British. It is a substance that can make even the most strong-willed dieter, cave. Fights have broken out over that last piece of candy or spoonful of … More The Skinny On Sugar

Healthy Eating and Its Effect on Chronic Inflammation and Joint Pain

We hear an awful lot about joint pain and chronic inflammation these days. It used to be only old people had sore joints. Now even young people are complaining. What’s going on? Normally inflammation is the body’s defense system, but when it gets out of control, we have an overactive immune response and too much inflammation. Some of the results … More Healthy Eating and Its Effect on Chronic Inflammation and Joint Pain