High Glycemic Index Foods & “Food Addiction”

High Glycemic Index (GI) Foods & “Food Addiction” High-GI Foods can Trigger “Food Addiction,” Obesity A danger of many commercial smoothies that are: Void of fiber High in artificial sugars and sweeteners High in glycemic load is the threat of an exaggerated reward response, which can lead to “food addiction.” In individuals who are vulnerable […]

Sweet-Buster Smoothie

Sweet-Buster Smoothie This simple smoothies delivers 100% daily fiber needs, heaping doses of iron, manganese, magnesium, and great healthy fats that will bust cravings and keep you fueled throughout the day.  I suggest having 1 for breakfast or 1/2-servings as morning, afternoon, or before-bedtime snacks. Recipe: 1) 1/2 – 1C leafy greens (collard, spinach, chard) […]

Deconstructing Cravings

Deconstructing Cravings Cravings are not bad or wrong and we don’t have to fight them. In fact, “fighting” or resisting cravings can contribute to and exacerbate the oftentimes problematic behaviors that ensue. So what’s really going on? Common Causes of Cravings: 1. Unfilled Primary Needs: “Primary Foods” refer to the primary ways we nourish our […]