Nutrition Heretic Blog

If your nutrition isn’t naughty, you’re doing it all wrong! Read about current health trends
and nutrition tips that take the guess work out of what to eat to be healthy.

Tips For Packing Healthy School Lunches

Every parent want their child to eat well, but for parents focused on nutrition, Uncrustables® and Lunchables® are not even an option. Luckily as time goes on, more and more parents and school systems are making it easier to feed their children the way the parents…

New Year’s Resolution for Healthier Kids

So many parents are looking for easier ways to feed their kids. Time, budget and convenience are HUGE excuses used for feeding their children snacks and quasi-meals loaded with artificial ingredients, sugars (yes, even juices) and other items missing vital nutrients. My friend, Valérie Delahaye…

Instantly Improve Your Relationship with Food

The biggest misunderstanding about Food in America is that we think too much about it. I, however, would argue the opposite — we don’t think enough about what we put in our mouths. In fact, it has gotten to the point where we actively avoid…

Obesity More Out of Control than EVER!

In several posts over the years, I have talked about how what we focus on expands. Well, today, we learned that America’s fight against obesity has resulted in just that. Adult obesity rates increased in six U.S. states and fell in none last year, and in…

Are You Eating the Conscious Diet?

The other day at a local event, someone tried to educate me about a “conscious diet”. She described it as “eating something and then forgetting it… don’t keep eating that cake you had yesterday today and in the future.” I almost fell over laughing because to me, this is UNconscious eating at its worst.

Are Food Cults Getting Out of Hand?

So one of the reasons I’m called the Nutrition Heretic is because I challenge the cults of different dietary practices that are sweeping the world. To understand a bit of this, check out this series I wrote earlier this year, which talks about the acceptable eating…

Nutrition and the Criminal Mind

This is going to be a particularly politically incorrect post. If you are really prone to feeling offended, then I suggest you don’t read it. Why? Because you are likely to know someone who looks like one of these guys and may feel that I am suggesting something about…

Honeylingus Hawaiian-Style

Going local is a great way to connect to your surroundings whether staying at home or traveling. While everyone else is out having the same experience, those who seek out local artisans and food sources get to see another side of their new home or travel destination…

Dangers of a Gluten Free Diet

Twenty years ago, I discovered the reality of food allergies and the fact that many people are allergic to the most mundane and commonplace of foods. One of the ones that I was most shocked about what the allergy to wheat (in the industry, we don’t make a big to-do…

Still Avoiding Fat? So What *ARE* You Eating?

If you know anything about me, you know that I’m not a fan of low fat diets. Doesn’t matter if it contains real protein or not. Lowering fat not only makes food taste crappy, it makes food less satisfying. As a result, fat is replaced by sugar to give some kind of…

The McDonald’s Diet Unlikely, but Possible!

Today, a young friend of mine mentioned in a group that he lost 10 lbs in 30 days by eating all 3 of his daily meals at McDonald’s. The first thing to cross peoples’ minds is that he: Was lying Lost muscle However before any objections could surface, he quipped this…

If your nutrition isn’t naughty, you’re doing it all wrong!

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