It’s a brush burning day at the ranch. So I’m taking this opportunity to explain how our bodies BURN carbohydrates and fats. Let’s keep your metabolic fire burning!!
People are on a major flax and chia bandwagon these days. These seeds are being touted as superfoods mainly due to their Omega-3 properties. And while, yes, they are technically under the Omega-3 umbrella, they are not direct sources of Continue reading
Store bought salad dressings typically contain unhealthy oils, trans fatty acids, and numerous additives. How sad for your salad! And talk about a wasted nutritional opportunity. What’s the point of eating a salad for its health benefits when you douse Continue reading
RUN, don’t walk, to your pantry and throw out the canola oil. While you’re there, ditch the corn, vegetable, soybean, grapeseed, sunflower and safflower oils as well. Here’s why: Each of these must undergo an extreme industrial process to Continue reading
I used to buy olive oil by the jug from Sam’s. We use a lot of it and I thought buying in bulk was a smart move. Wrong-o. All olive oil is not created equally. Cheaper versions are often Continue reading
Butter. It gets such a bad rap. It’s actually a wonderful source of nutrition when it’s made from animals that eat grass. When you buy butter from grass-fed cattle, it’s full of Vitamins A, D, E and K; minerals like Continue reading
I’m about to turn your world upside down, K? For most of you, this will go against every piece of diet dogma you’ve ever heard. I, Chelsea, your personal nutritionist, am giving you permission, encouragement even, to eat fat. I Continue reading