Category: Decoding Popular Diets

5 Tips to Crush Food Cravings

Sitting here right now, many of you are probably thinking, “Oh that is easy, I could just keep on walking by”.

But for many people killing a craving dead in its tracks is very, very difficult. In fact, it can be so overwhelmingly difficult to avoid a craving, that it takes over our mind for hours.

How to Detox in 2016

IMG_1762I have previously written a post about detoxing. In this article, I took a fairly strong stance against detoxing, as our organs and immune system handle detoxification on their own already. One of the reasons I took a strong stance against detoxing is because the term ‘detoxification’ has been overused and misused by nonscientific practitioners, self-educated consumers, and the media. Detoxing is celebrity endorsed, heavily promoted and is becoming big business. 

Nutrition Trends Not Worth The Hype

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I will apologize in advance for the negative spin on the post! I have written posts on some of these trends separately and some I have not mentioned before, however I felt it was necessary to get them all off my chest. I think as a society we are largely over-complicating nutrition and we are always looking to alter our way of eating in order to achieve our goals. This has created a culture of elimination and food shame…which are not healthy ways of viewing food! Let me dive into some of my least favourite food trends.