Learning From Our Mistakes

When you don’t reach your goal, you might feel like you failed. Even worse, you might think of yourself as a failure. But you haven’t failed until you stop trying, and no one is truly a failure, as that implies you’ve never succeeded at anything, and everyone has had...

What Are Your Health Goals?

Many people have professional goals or financial goals, but how many people do you know who have health goals? Yet when you ask senior citizens what’s the most important thing to them, many of them say their health is far more important to them than money or their...

The Truth About Gluten-Free Foods

Last week at the grocery store, a woman asked me, “Is organic the same thing as gluten free?” I explained to her the difference between the two, and in the end, she opted for the gluten-free foods. As someone who can’t eat gluten without dire consequences, I am not...

Just Eat Real Food

The secret to healthy eating is to simply eat real food. You mean, there is such a thing as fake food? Yes! As Michael Pollan once said, if it arrives through the window of your car, it’s not real food. Most fast food items have 25+ ingredients in them. One of my...

Good food can make you sick

For the majority of people, if you just eat real food, you will be healthy. But for a few of us, that’s not enough. For years I thought that there couldn’t possibly be anything wrong with the homemade bread I was making from organic flour. But I was wrong. It turned...