• Raise your hand if you skip breakfast!   I know you’re out there, and that there are a lot of you! In fact, a recent survey found that 31 million Americans skip breakfast every day. That’s about one in every ten people.  I absolutely see this play out in my practice, working with men and women from all walks of life. If I had a dollar for every patient who tells me that they skip breakfast, I could close my practice and move someplace tropical and sunny.  Maybe to open a smoothie bar, hmmm… But in all seriousness, I get it.  […]

  • While some folks consider protein powders to be a processed food (because technically they do undergo a fair amount of processing to be blendable and tasty), I support their use in a real food diet for folks who are struggling to get enough protein in their diet or have high protein needs.  They are also an easy way to add protein to a smoothie or post-workout snack (click HERE to learn how to build a healthy smoothie).  Like anything else in the nutrition world, there are high quality protein powders on the market, and there are also junky products that […]