1. Expert Diet Advice: “The Mediterranean Zone”

    If you’ve ever played any type of sport, you are probably familiar with “being in the zone.” It’s that moment when you become one with your environment; a non-thinking moment when every movement and thought are effortless…and your performance in that moment is optimal. Well, evidently a similar situation is possible with your nutritional diet. And with the word “diet,” I mean from it…Read More

  2. What Color Was Your Brekky?

    Brekky is Aussie for breakfast. One of the most endearing aspects of living in Australia was their colloquial use of cute shortened words; kindy for kindergarten, sunnies for sunglasses, and brekky for breakfast. My Diet Experiments About 2 years ago while living in San Diego, I decided to experiment with eating only veggies and seafood (aka pescatarian diet). I already ate mostly seafood, chicken…Read More

  3. Expert Diet Advice: “Disease Proof”

    Continuing on the exploratory path of expert diet advice, today’s blog is a synopsis of the book Disease-Proof. Although many of the foundational aspects of a “healthy diet” are similar in many of the expert-written books I’m reviewing (listed below), some of the differences can leave you stumped as to what you should (really) eat...or not. Slim by Design Disease Proof The Mediterranean Zo…Read More

  4. Expert Diet Advice: “Slim by Design”

    As I tried to uncover “the truth” about healthy foods for myself over the last couple of years, I turned to the experts. I read their books, have tried many of their eating approaches, and have attended conferences to listen to some data and experiences presented in person. Because they all seemed to say something a little different, I began to review clinical studies and systematic reviews to…Read More

  5. You Should Eat This….

    Low-carb, low-protein, low-fat, low-calorie, low-salt, beans, no beans, grains, no grains, no meat, organic, farm-raised, wild-caught, free-range, grass-fed...getting your head around all this is not only confusing but overwhelming, to say the least. All of the experts are saying, "You should eat this", but "this" is different depending on who you listen to. One thing that pretty much all nutritio…Read More