Aging and Gluten

Is Gluten Aging You?

Would you rather “look” older than your years or “feel” older? That’s an unfair question, I suppose. We should probably offer up another option – neither! In fact, let’s opt for looking and feeling younger than our chronological age! We may have no sway over our chronological age but when it comes to biological age, we can definitely turn the […]

Pilates

Pilates: Much More Than a Svelte Body

Over my 15 years of teaching Pilates, I have witnessed a tremendous leap in the number of individuals who have heard of the discipline. Yet many people still know very little about the full dimension of Pilates, and what they do know is frequently limited and sometimes even inaccurate. Basically, Pilates is a form of […]

Blueberries

Super Foods

Almonds Perhaps nature’s ultimate portable snack, almonds deliver protein, healthy fat, and fiber in one convenient package. Almonds are a natural source of vitamin E, a nutrient that plays a critical role in heart health and promotes glowing skin. The nuts are also high in monounsaturated fats, the same type found in olive oil, which […]

Weight Loss

Weight: When You Have the Will, But Not the Way

Have you ever tried to lose weight but couldn’t? Does it seem like no matter what you eat or how little you eat, you still can’t lose weight? Or do you have trouble gaining weight? Does it seem like you can eat and eat, but you still don’t gain weight? I know what many of […]

Fodmaps Diet

The Low FODMAP Diet

Got Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? You’re definitely in good company. Twenty percent of Americans have it, and for many it’s a lifelong struggle. Some try out a wide range of diet therapies – gluten-free, high fiber, low fiber, Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD), probiotic-rich, and many others – and often they still suffer from discomfort. Fortunately, […]

Get Lean & Fit

Get Lean & Feel Great!

How to Go Gluten-Free for Weight Loss & Health It seems like the latest craze to lose weight these days is to just go gluten-free. But if you don’t go gluten-free the right way, it can actually also lead to major weight gain. This can happen when you rely on the packaged, highly-processed gluten-free foods […]