Is Fruit Consumption Unhealthy?

Diet concept. Fruits with measuring tape  on a plate like weight scale

There are many diets and health advisors today who suggest limiting fruit consumption.  This is particularly true of the low-carb or paleo groups.  Usually this is because their general advice and recommendations are to limit or avoid simple carbohydrates, sugar or fructose.  However, we wonder if they have really put much thought into this advice? […]

Is Ketosis a Good or Bad Thing?


When it comes to health, wellness, diet and weight-loss, ketosis is probably one of the most misunderstood conditions.  Today we will attempt to put ketosis in its proper perspective, as simply as possible, as it applies to losing your excess body fat and improving your body composition. According to Wikipedia, “Ketosis is a state of […]

Spice Things Up


Adding a variety of spices to your diet might not only add some variety and taste, they will even improve your health. Herbs and spices are the best way to add flavor and dimension to a dish without adding fat, salt or calories.  All herbs and spices contain beneficial antioxidants. Antioxidants are substances in your […]

Dietary Choices, Optimal Health and Peak Performance


People are always asking us about diet and foods.  Some want to lose weight, others want to increase athletic performance and many just want to be healthier or just feel better.  They usually expect our recommendations to depend on the question or what they are trying to accomplish.  However, all of these objectives will require […]

The State of Health in America

According to the annual survey conducted by Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America the majority of Americans more concerned about their waistlines than their wallets next year. Health and fitness are always at the top of the list when it comes to New Year Resolutions.  That is the good news and also the bad […]