Say no to High Fat High Sugar Diets!

10 Nov

High fat and high sugar diets have been linked to a higher risk of acute coronary heart disease. The research shows that this risk is 50% higher in people consuming these diets, than in people consuming a plant based diet.

High fat and high sugar diets have also been linked to increased insulin which can increase risk for diabetes

The easiest way to have a healthy body is to have a healthy diet. Like Michael Pollan puts it: ‘Eat food, not too much, mostly plants.’

Eat Healthy Be Happy!

Did You Know?… About Brain Health

2 Nov

Did you know that a Western diet high in saturated fat can shrink the brain?

A study in Australia shows how the brain of people consuming an unhealthy diet, characterized of meat, hamburgers, hotdogs, chips and soft drinks, showed a decrease in volume versus the brain of people consuming a healthy diet consisting of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, grilled fish and salad.

This ‘brain shrinkage’ is associated with neurodegenerative disorders, depression, impaired learning and memory.

The good news is that if you eat a healthy diet, you can promote the growth of new neurons and have a healthy brain and life.
Remember… Eat Healthy, Be Happy!

Finally! Red and Processed Meats Linked to Cancer

28 Oct


The WHO (World Health Organization) published that eating red and processed meats like bacon, sausages and cold cuts are linked to increased risk of colon and stomach cancer. 

It’s a huge step that the WHO has finally published something like this. As we have been saying and as Dr. Colin Campbell published, animal protein has been found, again and again, to be a huge factor in the development of different types of cancer in humans. 

The first step to eating a healthier diet is cut out red and processed meats and dairy, add as many fruits and vegetables as you can and introduce healthy whole grains and legumes like brown rice, quinoa, beans and lentils.
Remember… Eat healthy, Be Happy!

More About Me…

18 Jun

This is a link to an interview by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. It explains a little more of who I am and why I’m working in changing the way people eat. 

Eat Healthy, Be Happy! 

Chocolate Makes You Healthier!

18 Jun


A new study reveals that people who eat chocolate have a lower risk of heart disease and stroke. It also proves that the more chocolate, the better. The group who consumed more chocolate, were the ones found to have a lower risk.

You can add cacao nibs to smoothies or eat dark chocolate. That way you stay away from sugar and other processed unhealthy ingredients.

Remember… Eat Healthy, Be Happy!

New Dietary Recommendations 

1 Jun

Forget Cholesterol, Cut Sugar Consumption 

New Dietary guidelines say to forget cholesterol, instead, cut sugar out. No link has been found between dietary cholesterol and heart disease. But a significant link was found between sugar and heart disease. The recommendations are to limit sugar to 10% of calories consumed per day, I would try to aim for less than this. 

Eating a plant based diet and avoiding consumption of processed foods is the healthiest way to go.
Remember… Eat Healthy, Be Happy!

Did You Know? About Plants and Cancer

10 Jun


Did you know that 40 plant-based compounds can activate genes and slow the spread of cancer? New research in the Journal of Cancer and Metastases reviews shows that diet might be better medicine that previously thought…

So, “you are what you eat,” may be more true than you would think.

Remember… Eat Healthy, Be Happy!


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