August 3, 2016

Eat Fat, Get Thin!

The low-fat diet craze of the 1990’s had many of us, women in particular, absolutely fearful of fat. The theory that fat was the nutrition evil (and carbs were king) linked to obesity, heart disease, diabetes and cancer, and if we removed all fat from the diet, not only would we lose weight, but we…

May 16, 2016

Dehydrating Fruit for a Healthy Snack

Do you have a healthy, make it yourself at home item that you love to make for your family?  I have to say that I have so many talented friends that make everything from soaps, jewelry, lotions, sunscreens and more. Check out my dear friend Melanie, super-mom to 3 busy boys, and her yummy dehydrated…

April 19, 2016

7 Ways to Increase Good Fats in your Diet

Eat cold-water, fatty fish such as wild salmon, tuna, mackerel, sardines or anchovies two times per week. Eat nuts such as walnuts, brazil nuts, butter nuts and macadamia nuts. The greener the better. The dark green leafy vegetables are good sources of omega-3s. Try romaine lettuce, mixed greens, spirulina, purslane, kale, Swiss chard and arugula.…

April 14, 2016

Sea-licious Omega-3 for a Lean Body

Research has found omega-3s to be powerful weight-loss agents, helping overweight individuals shed unwanted pounds. One twelve-week intervention trial studied the effects of omega-3s from fish oil in combination with aerobic exercise three times a week. Study participants were overweight and had metabolic syndrome. The results showed that the total proportion of fat in the…

April 12, 2016

Top Tips for a Healthy Heart with Sea-licious Omega-3

For prevention and general heart health, take 1 teaspoon (5 mL) of Sea-licious daily. For therapeutic use (elevated triglycerides), take 1 tablespoon (15 mL) of Sea-licious daily. As a dietitian, Karlene has counseled many individuals looking to improve their heart health. She recommends the following nutrition tips: Limit your intake of trans fats and red meat…