Matcha green tea powder: a superfood worth talking about

Green matcha powder

Over the past several years, Matcha has become very popular, and is now found in beverage shots, fancy lattes, and creative desserts. Matcha comes from the same plant as green tea. Matcha, however, is grown much differently that other green teas. Its vibrant color comes from the fact that it is grown in the shade. […]

Let’s talk about superfoods…


There is no single food item – Not even a superfood _ that can fulfill the nutritional requirements for a healthy meal. …….Not even a superfood. So, what is all the hype with superfoods?  Certain players in the food group deserve special recognition. Research studies over the years have demonstrated that superfoods are high in […]

Let’s talk about processing…

Processed Foods

A processed food is one that has undergone changes to its natural state. In other words, any agricultural product subject to cutting, heating, pasteurizing, freezing, or a procedure that alter its state- including the addition of preservatives, flavors, additives such as sugar, salt, fats and so forth. In many ways, processing can be beneficial. Techniques […]

Let’s talk about Fad diets…

Diet Fads

Weight-loss advice is everywhere; New “tricks” and “fad diets” are marketed to consumers every day with the promise of elusive weight loss. Rather than improving our health, they can often lead to detrimental effects. Most are Short lived, Unverifiable, Difficult to sustain, and mostly lead to weight regain quite quickly to the starting weight or […]

Let’s Talk about Sleep: Is there a relationship with weight?

Sleep and weight

Sleep plays a key role in your health. One study linked insufficient sleep to an increased risk of obesity by 89% in children and 55% in adults. Other studies conclude that getting less than 7–8 hours per night increases your risk of developing heart disease and type 2 diabetes. The National Sleep Foundation recommends an […]

Let’s talk about the Set Point…

Set point

Simply speaking, the Set Point is the weight a person’s body naturally tends to maintain. It is complex and involves many factors such as genetics, preferences & environment. Anybody who has ever tried to lose weight, may know that often the most difficult part is to keep the weight off. Research suggests that only about […]