A special Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and Happy New Year to all! This is my last podcast this year as I start a new business venture which you can see here: Facebook.com/VirtualPrivateChef. I love you all!
There are many popular diets around today and plenty of information about the on the internet. But which one is right for you? Which one will help you lose weight and adopt a healthier lifestyle? This series begins with a look at the Paleo diet, what you can eat and what you can’t, and ways […]
While an apple a day may not keep the doctor away, it is filled with nutrients and delicious fiber. There are plenty of varieties available now in your local market and plenty of ways to eat and prepare them. And here’s the recipe for pork roast with apples.
If you are following a keto diet or Paleo diet, you know that both plans recommend eating no legumes. But why? What’s so bad about peanuts, black beans, peas and the like? Here is a list of what’s good and what’s bad about legumes so you can decide for yourself whether or not to include […]
I tried the keto diet for 4 weeks, faithfully. It just wasn’t worth the effort! Here’s why I’m saying goodbye to keto for good, and suggesting that you find the healthy foods you like in order to make a sustainable difference for the rest of your life.
For decades, we’ve been led to believe that a low fat diet is the best for heart health and overall health. Recent research does not uphold this. If you have bought into the myth that a low fat diet will help you lose weight, you need to listen to this episode of Chew on This.
Are you making a change to better health? Whether it’s clean eating, the keto diet, stopping smoking or drinking, or getting more fit, you will see better results if you start with a plan in place. As mentioned in this episode, this is the book I’m using to guide my efforts on the ketosis diet: […]
With the recent study from the American Heart Association stating that coconut oil is bad for your health, is there any reason to believe otherwise? Maybe. Let’s take a look at an overview of all the research.
All 8 of these herbs and seasonings can be grown in your summer garden or in a container garden inside your house – and all of them have lots of healthful benefits and can be used to treat a variety of conditions.
Water is an essential nutrient for your body – and it needs even more during these hot summer months. Here are the benefits of drinking water and a tip to make it easier to get enough throughout the day and night.
Being in good health is about more than just what you eat – your home environment is a factor, as well. Here are some ways to avoid waste and use natural cleaning products to minimize chemicals that can harm the ozone layer.
There is only one way to control the foods that go into your body and ensure they aren’t filled with preservatives, chemicals and other ingredients you don’t want or need – cook it yourself. And if you don’t know how to cook, that’s no excuse. Here’s how to get started and gain confidence in the […]
When there’s only you or you and a significant other in your family, planning, shopping for and cooking right-sized meals can be a challenge. Use these tips to shop smart, prevent food waste and the dreaded “I’ve got to eat this for a whole week” syndrome. And for recipes sized just right for two, check […]
There has been a lot of talk lately about a 2012 study that “shows” the adverse affect of eating too much salt, red meat and processed meats. But does that mean you have to give up eating steak and roast beef? Not at all. Here is a list of the ways that beef can be […]