Another Reason Your Confusion About Sugar & Starch Isn’t Your Fault (My Review of Katie Couric’s Fed Up Challenge)

  I was pretty excited when I saw an interview with Katie Couric about her new documentary Fed Up (released May 9, 2014), which spotlights the dangers of sugar, particularly added sugars, in the American diet. I haven’t watched the film yet (I’ll post again if I have any commentary after I do see it),…

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Holes in Vegan Nutrition and Ideology

I get provocative about holes in vegan nutrition and ideology in Tipsy Lit‘s new interview with me. I talk sex, birth, religion, fertilizer and FOOD. Oui!

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The Confusion About Low Carb (and Goddess Clarity!)

According to some people, I eat a low-carb diet. I both agree and disagree…wha?!  Confused? It’s not your fault. There are a lot of confusing standards out there about what makes a low-carb diet a low-carb diet. I’m here to clarify things. I always find it amusing when some people suggest I eat a low-carb…

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New Research Suggests Resveratrol Doesn’t Reduce Risk of Heart Disease or Cancer

There’s been a research reversal on resveratrol! (I dare you to say that five times.) A new study out of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association‘s Internal Medicine on May 12, 2014, suggests resveratrol ain’t as miraculous as it’s been cracked up to be when it comes to protection…

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VIDEO: Why You Don’t Want to Eat a Processed Butter Substitute or Cheese Alternative

On a recent trip to my local food co-op, I came across a “healthier” processed butter substitute and cheese alternative brand that isn’t all it’s cracked up to be (like most all the processed butter substitutes and cheese alternatives out there). If you eat any processed butter substitute or cheese alternative, or know anyone who does…

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The Myth of “Healthy” Frozen Yogurt

How can you NOT think frozen yogurt is healthy? For years now, everywhere you turn, the media seems to be singing operatic praise for this low-fat–or more often fat-free–“healthy” dessert that’s supposed to help you indulge the smart, waist-friendly way, while preventing disease. I’m here to debunk the nutrition hype: “healthy” frozen yogurt is a load of…

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You’re Being Fed BS About Omega-3 from Chia, Flax & Plant Foods (and What You Can Do about It)

According to the website of chia-bar maker, Health Warrior, “1 bag of chia = 10 lbs of salmon.” These figures supposedly mean lots of “BRAINPOWER” and a slew of other health benefits. There are plenty of other companies and products that claim similar nutritional feats. If only it were all true. In the name of nutrition science, healthy fats,…

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CASE STUDY: How Shelley Tamed Cravings in 1 Day + Lost 8 lbs in 4 Weeks (without Willpower or Deprivation)

  Want to tame cravings and lose weight? Then keep reading for Shelley’s Case Study about her life-changing experience after reading Eat Like a Fatass, Look Like a Goddess (the book + the blog).

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Tame Cravings + Feel Satisfied in 5 Delicious Days (FREE Mini TOTAL CRAVINGS CLEANSE)

So many of us struggle with cravings. They can prevent us from losing weight, feeling satisfied, and can trigger mental and physical anxiety. In short: cravings suck. In my article Goddesses Don’t Count Calories to Lose Weight & Feel Satisfied, They Use This “Taboo” Trick, I dish about the slick ‘n delish nutrition trick Goddesses use…

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Why “Healthy Fats” Is BS and You Must Eat More Saturated Fat

  Today, we’re inundated with endless hype about “healthy fats, “unhealthy fats,” and the dangers of saturated fat. The media, and even many health “experts” talk a lot about the importance of eating a low-fat diet, or about integrating more fat into your diet but from VERY selective sources  (i.e. only plant sources–olive oil, avocados,…

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