Are You and Enabler?

Are you an enabler? When you buy ‘healthy’ or ‘natural’ items for your family and friends that are not following any particular healthy protocol, are you helping or hurting them? With Christmas now past, I had many discussions with customers over whether...

The #1 Thing I Learned During This Pandemic

We're All Affected Right now, many people are saying things like: "We’re all in this together" or "We’re all in the same boat".  I read recently that the better description is we’re all in the same storm but navigating different boats.  I would go one step further and...

What is “Perfectly Healthy”?

How a ‘perfectly healthy’ Texas dad died from coronavirus That was a headline from March 27.  Sound familiar?  The headline could easily have read the following: How a "perfectly healthy" Texas dad died from … flu, pneumonia, heart attack, stroke,...

Grass-fed is not What You Think

Surprise! Grass-fed is not what you think – It means NOTHING!  Yes, you heard that right.  Every person that I’ve met that eats meat, always seems to think they’re eating clean because the label on the beef they buy says "grass-fed".  Well,...

Clean Eating is Not About Yearly Resolutions

Resolutions are not the Answer Have I ever told you that I don’t make new year's resolutions?  I’ve been bucking the "set resolutions" trend on the first of the year for about 5 years now, and it’s one of the ways that I keep my "power".  I don’t...

“The Swing” – Are you a Swinger?

What it is In my online course, Get Food Smart, Get Real, I explain a concept I named, ‘The Swing’.  In short, it's when a person is easily influenced by what they hear, watch or read.  For example, they might be listening to a podcast and hear someone (doctor,...

One Bite Isn’t Going to Kill You

Oh come on, one bite isn't going to kill you... right? How many times have you said that to someone, or someone has said that to you? At first, you might think, right, one bite isn’t going to kill me…but can it?   It's Usually Innocent The context in which...

Defending Yourself and Educating Others

Many times, my students tell me they don’t know how to defend themselves when someone that is not following their version of a clean eating lifestyle criticizes them or tries to diminish them in private or in a public setting.  I am a huge believer in defending...

Coining a new Acronym!

I'm coining a new acronym - F.A.E! Want to know what it stands for? Depending on what level you’re at on your clean eating journey, it might be hard to find clean choices when it comes to staples like meat, eggs, and dairy.  The deceptive marketing spewed in...

So, What’s Your Bottom Line?

Most people go about their daily life prioritizing the basics - food on the table, clothes on our backs, roof over our heads. We want to make sure we can provide for the things that are important to each of us; which ultimately is different for each family. Hence the...

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