Tagged with nutrition

“The Paleo RD” Blog

“The Paleo RD” Blog

After listening to Jimmy Moore interview “The Paleo RD” on his Livin La Vida Low Carb podcast, I headed over to Aglaée’s site and stumbled upon a variety of nutrition-related articles that offer up a great deal of useful information.  I appreciate that this nutritionist has a very approachable and thoughtful style; although she wants her audience … Continue reading

Date Paste (all-natural, sugar substitute)

Date Paste (all-natural, sugar substitute)

Since being diagnosed with PCOS and, unsurprisingly, managing gestational diabetes during this pregnancy, I have nearly sworn off refined sugars (is anyone so incredible as to never cave?!) and have greatly reduced my gluten intake.  Baking without your “standard” ingredients – brown sugar, white sugar and white flour – was downright daunting when I first … Continue reading

Podcasts & Websites for Women with PCOS

Podcasts & Websites for Women with PCOS

Last Spring, my husband was offered a job in Germany that afforded us the chance to pursue our dream of living abroad for a year.  Coincidentally, just two days prior to this move, I was granted clarity on the source of my infertility.  After the emotional ups and downs that inevitably come with fertility issues, I … Continue reading

BPA :: found in canned foods

BPA :: found in canned foods

Recently, research has indicated that levels of BPA found in blood samples of people who have consumed even moderate amounts of canned goods are too high for comfort.  I started to look into this matter a couple days ago because I was craving a refried bean and rice burrito.  Although I’m currently living in Germany, … Continue reading

Do You Know Your GMO?

Do You Know Your GMO?

The informative and thought-provoking documentary, The World According to Monsanto, illuminates Monsanto’s unethical practices from past to present, as they attempt to dominate the world’s seed supply with Genetically Modified (GMO or GM) seeds.  Although I was disheartened while learning how biotech has greatly impacted the food industry in less than a couple decades, I was pleased to … Continue reading

My Top 5 Health & Wellness Podcasts

My Top 5 Health & Wellness Podcasts

Finding out I have an endocrine-related syndrome just two days prior to moving to Germany left me wondering what types of resources I would be able to find in my new residence.  My husband and I made this move, as he landed his dream job of working abroad.  I was initially less than thrilled, as … Continue reading