Everywhere you look it seems there’s another news story highlighting the ketogenic diet. From weight loss to management of Type II diabetes and even as a conjunctive therapy for cancer patients. Love it or hate it, there’s no escaping the keto diet.
Did you know there are more bacteria than there are cells in your body? That’s like saying the population of the U.S. is the number of cells in your body and half the world population is the number of bacteria in your body! Most of the bacteria in your body is in your gut (large intestine) but some live in other parts. Bacteria can have numerous health benefits as long as they stay in their specific body locations. Science has shown that gut-health is connected to overall health and well-being. There are good types of bacteria and bad types; the key is to attract the right types. Today we’ll learn how bacteria works in harmony with our bodies, what happens when there are too many bad bacteria in our bodies and how to get the best types of bacteria from certain kinds of foods.
It’s October! That means cauliflower is in peak season until late November. Because of new food trends like Paleo, Low Carb and gluten-free, cauliflower has taken the spotlight on the list of most sought out vegetables. Besides serving as a nutritional powerhouse, it is being used in all sorts of creative ways.
Did you know cauliflower can be used as a pizza crust alternative and substituted for rice and potatoes? Cauliflower doesn’t have to be that bland, mushy part of your plate that you turn your nose up at.
After reading this article you’ll be a pro at finding and storing the most fresh cauliflower, and you’ll have some fun recipes to try at home!
One of my favorite childhood memories has to be sitting at the table with my family and enjoying a delicious dinner. The smell of home-cooked meals always made my mouth water and my stomach roar. It was the only time of the day where our busy schedules aligned and we could give our focus to each other. There were no distractions, just the quiet murmur of our talk and laughter. Aside from just eating, it was a time for building relationships, enjoying each other’s company and getting things off our chests.
It seems we are hearing more about the benefits of plant-based diets for their improvements in heart health to memory and even prevention & treatment of Type-2 diabetes. However, a growing number of athletes across different sports (Venus Williams, Nate Diaz, and Rich Roll for example) are also incorporating a plant-based diet into their lifestyle.
Are you looking to make a change that’s life-long, instead of riding front row on the diet roller coaster?
Stop setting yourself up for failure, by taking on too much. Kyla can help you simplify eating habits, improve compliance, improve results and still enjoy your favorite foods.