Resources & Glossary

In this section, you'll find posts with resources on eating, cooking and living healthier - including a glossary for all vitamins, minerals and nutrients.

5 Superfoods for Diabetes

Superfoods for Diabetes

Diabetes is a group of diseases characterized by high blood glucose levels that result from defects in the body’s ability to produce and/or use insulin. Here are five superfoods that help diabetics improve their condition.

How to Shop the Farmer’s Market

How To Shop The Farmer's Market

Farmer’s Markets are the best way to getting the most delicious, seasonal produce while supporting local farmers and helping the environment.

The Skinny on Fats

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When low-fat, high-carbohydrate diets were all the rage in the 80′s, fat was pure evil. Yet the last 25 years have seen a significant shift on the proper role of fats in your diet…get the skinny on what fats to use, and which ones to avoid.

How to Pick and Store Produce

How to pick and store produce

cking produce isn’t an art, it’s a science! Once you learn theses simple tips, you’ll be a pro around the produce isle. The best place to get the freshest produce is always your local farmer’s market, where it’s simple to eat seasonally.

Über-Superfoods

Turmeric = Superfood

I’ve talked about the health wonders of superfoods – highly nutritious foods that come with a host of vitamins, minerals along with special healing compounds. But some superfoods are even more “super” than others, I’ll refer to them as “Über-Superfoods”!

10 Top Healthy New Year’s Tips

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Continuing this week’s posts about New Year’s resolutions: Holiday eating, constant parties, and the stress of playing “Santa” can throw your system out of whack. Here are 10 simple yet super ways to recharge your body and sooth your nerves…

How Corn Syrup Makes You Hungry

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High-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), a cheap sweetener that has been a popular food additive in recent decades, has often been fingered as a driver of the obesity epidemic. Grocery store aisles are awash in foods and beverages that contain HFCS and it is common in sodas as well as in everything from ketchup to snack […]

Healthy Cheats For Natural Weight Loss

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‘Healthy Cheats’ showcases the Skinny Chef approach to natural weight loss. This video explains what’s in my new book out on Amazon, and how you can get the free bonus materials.