Eating Habits

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How to Order: Sushi

By Nathalie Lati May 02, 2018 12:21 PM
Sushi seems to be the go-to meal for people who want to eat “light.” The problem is that although it may feel like a light meal,...

Forget the Matzah

By Nathalie Lati Mar 27, 2018 01:32 PM
I like to think of the Jews as the people who started the Gluten Free trend. During the 8 day holiday leavened bread, wheat products (beside...

How to Snack During Passover

By Nathalie Lati Mar 27, 2018 01:30 PM
If you celebrate passover you know the struggle of finding healthy Kosher for Passover snacks. All of your favorite bars have some trace of ...

Fransbalancedkitchen Approved: Trader Joe’s Favorite Finds

By Frances Mamiye Oct 24, 2017 09:59 AM
One of my favorite supermarkets to shop at is Trader Joe’s! They have great produce, snacks and everything in between, all at affordab...

How to Avoid Being Elbow Deep in the Office Candy Bowl

By Nathalie Lati Jun 27, 2017 09:26 AM
The biggest thing that we must get over as human beings when it comes to wanting to maintain a healt...

The Myths of Dried Fruit

By Nathalie Lati May 11, 2017 12:41 PM
Is dried fruit as healthy as we think it is? Antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and fiber are not ...

Tuning Into Your Cravings

By Frances Mamiye Apr 20, 2017 10:14 AM
Food cravings sometimes get the best of us and, before we know it, we're sitting on the couch bi...

Obesity: A Deceptively Complex Subject

By Dr. Mark L. Houllif Feb 20, 2017 02:33 AM
Weight-loss and obesity is a deceptively complex subject. It is not just the “what and how of ...

From Famine to Costco

By Dr. Mark L. Houllif Feb 20, 2017 12:15 AM
Because much of human history has taken place in time of famine, the body, by necessity has successf...

The Whimsical Eater

By Dr. Mark L. Houllif Feb 17, 2017 02:15 AM
Freedom can only express itself within well-defined boundaries. We are most restricted when we rejec...

Forces of Habit

By Dr. Mark L. Houllif Feb 15, 2017 11:27 PM
A habit is a labor saving device. It saves us from having to constantly relearn those tasks we perfo...

Eating for a Better Sleep

By Nathalie Lati Feb 10, 2017 10:11 AM
You know that well rested feeling you get after getting a good night’s sleep? That feeling tha...

Quinoa Crust Pizza

By Frances Mamiye Feb 07, 2017 09:11 AM
When you just need pizza, but don't want to deal with the unwanted carbs this recipe is the perf...

Getting Over the Fear of Eating Fats

By Frances Mamiye Feb 07, 2017 08:51 AM
For over a century we have been told to stay away from fat because our logic was simple: fat makes y...

5 Ingredient Banana Donuts

By Frances Mamiye Feb 07, 2017 08:33 AM
If you are ever having a sweet tooth craving that you can't beat, but don't want to deal wit...

Mindful Eating

By Frances Mamiye Feb 07, 2017 08:23 AM
Think for a minute about all of the times you are rushing your meals throughout the day. Whe...

The Logical Vegetarian

By Dr. Mark L. Houllif Oct 26, 2016 02:05 PM
If we are intellectually honest and place reason above emotions, the search for optimal health throu...