Hi. I’m Liz. And I’m a Sugar Addict.

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10-day Sugar-Detox. A sugar fast. The “No-Sugar-Diet”. Whatever you call it, swearing off sugar is the latest diet trend. And why wouldn’t it be? Every other day I hear something about “sugar addiction”. Did you know “sugar is eight times more addictive than cocaine”? And just think, all this time we were only blaming sugarRead more

It’s Just Food — Don’t Complicate It

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Healthy eating is complicated. Or at least most people think so. Consider the number of “eat this; not that” messages you hear each day. News segments, friends, food labels, your social media feeds… This blog. With so much advice out there it’s no wonder a majority of people think eating nutritiously is more complicated than figuring out their taxes.Read more

Your Diet is Making You Fat

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Two in three people who diet will gain back all the weight they lose… plus more. Forget what you’ve heard from popular diets, “health” coaches, or even your doctor. Diets are NOT going to help you lose weight in the long term. In fact, dieting is a consistent predictor for weight gain.Read more

Meat Is the New… Tobacco?!

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If you were listening carefully to last week’s big announcement from the World Health Organization you may have heard something else; a collective groan from parents everywhere. Including me. It’s not like I thought hot dogs were a health food, but… seriously? My daughter’s turkey sandwich is giving her colon cancer?Read more