My “BAD” cholesterol levels are high…What should I eat?


No “bad” cholesterol First off let’s clarify that there is no “bad” cholesterol. LDL cholesterol gets a bad rap when it becomes sticky from oxidation (diet, environment) and causes plaque to build up in the arteries. LDL cholesterol transports our sex hormones (estrogen and testosterone) and our stress hormones so it is important to have healthy LDL levels in order to have a healthy sex drive and escape from danger. But some people have LDL levels that are elevated. This … Continued


How I Didn’t Starve While Fasting


I could no longer ignore the benefits of fasting. I tried, really I did. When the studies came out about longevity associated with eating less, I promptly buried my head in the sand. It wasn’t until they kept coming, and kept coming, that I lifted an ear and then two. I love food. I love gourmet meals, street food, and everything in between. I think about food…constantly. So when I saw the studies and heard the doctors researching the health … Continued


Do You Eat from Emotions or Hunger? 3 Powerful Tips.


Out of all of the things that I have learned while on the Fasting Mimicking Diet the most enlightening to me was how much I eat when I am not actually hungry. I found it fascinating how small the amount of food it actually took to make me satiated when I was rationing what I was able to eat each day. By satiated, I mean how much food it took to take away that gnawing feeling that feels like a line of … Continued