28 10, 2016

WHY BREATH?

By | 2017-01-04T18:11:23-08:00 October 28th, 2016|Education|

Many people ask me, “How is it possible to quantify fat metabolism by measuring exhaled breath? Are there fat molecules in your breath?” Well, fat metabolism can be quantified by measuring a chemical in your breath and that chemical isn’t fat.

When fat is metabolized, some of the fat is converted into ketone bodies. Ketone bodies are defined by …

18 10, 2016

HEALTHY PUMPKIN HACKS

By | 2017-05-01T18:07:38-07:00 October 18th, 2016|Recipes|

I love pumpkin season but I can’t believe I started seeing pumpkin flavors popping up in August! The problem with the majority of these pumpkin-flavored treats is that they are LOADED with sugar. I was shocked to learn that everyone’s favorite flavored latte is filled with over 38 grams of sugar! Enjoy the flavors of …

5 10, 2016

THE WORST SUGAR BOMBS OF THE SEASON

By | 2017-01-03T20:49:34-08:00 October 5th, 2016|Education|

If you’re telling yourself that eating those orange and green-topped mini candy pumpkins counts as “eating your vegetables,” and noshing on warm apple cider doughnuts means you’re taking advantage of seasonal fruit, you may be kidding yourself, but chances are, you’re not laughing at the joke when you step on the scale.

With so many pumpkin-flavored goodies on supermarket shelves, Halloween candy everywhere you …