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Let’s talk about carbs, glycemic index and finally understand health implications of sugar levels

Let’s talk about carbs, glycemic index and finally understand health implications of sugar levels

When being sweet is not a good thing: understand health implications of sugar levels in our body     It’s no secret: we live in a carbohydrate heavy society. Since a young age, we learn that carbs are our friends and healthy. In 1977, the US […]

Hooked on soda: Why your love affair should fizzle

Hooked on soda: Why your love affair should fizzle

Ending the love affair     As I went through my list to select this week’s topic, I decided to choose something not from my list. It seems so many people are hooked on soda these days.   A few nights back, I was working […]

What are some realistic behavior modification steps?

What are some realistic behavior modification steps?

Last week I was chatting with my good friend Carmen. We were discussing behavior changes and the frustrations that come from a lack of it. Change comes hard for most of us. Especially as we get older! This is an opportune time to talk about […]

Healthy Eating and Kids: Sugar junkies and greens lovers
Abuela’s House, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Urubamba, Perú

Healthy Eating and Kids: Sugar junkies and greens lovers

Sugar versus greens: let’s talk about healthy eating in our kids   My dear friend Christina suggested I write a post about healthy eating. She said she had always been impressed by how “healthy” my daughter’s diet was. The first thing I thought was: What?! […]