Category Archive: Motivation / Weight Loss

The Moderation Myth

We have all heard it “everything in moderation is okay.” Weight loss groups tell their participants they can eat anything they desire as long as it’s in moderation. Take a small portion, eat it slowly, savor every bite and all will be fine. I wanted to believe it to be true and I gave it …

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Can a plant based diet really lower cholesterol? My results!

At my yearly phsyicals in 2011 and 2012 a pattern started to emerge with my LDL choloeserol as it was on the rise. Despite the fact that I was following what I thought was a healhty low fat diet all the while exercising, staying active and trying to be healthy. I rarely ate red meat, …

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Another Reader Advice Day

From the comments that have been left lately it seems that a lot of people are thinking about adopting a whole foods plant based diet or have tried to move to a WFPB but are finding it difficult. I understand that is does seem overwhelming. The following comment prompted todays post. “I love to read your blog and …

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Reader Advice Day!

Recently I have had some awesome comments and questions on the blog. If one person is feeling this way there are most likely more who are having the same experience. Sometimes we think “I am the only one who feels like this”. Not true. It isn’t easy to change your way of eating. In fact …

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17 Day Diet Week 1 Weigh In

One week ago today I started the first cycle of Dr. Mike Moreno’s The 17 Day Diet. I haven’t weighed in yet but, I will before this post is finished! There has been some interest about the 17 Day Diet from some of you and I have received some questions about this food plan. Enquiring minds want to know! …

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