IS OATMEAL GOOD FOR YOU?

Lately, I have been reading and listening to some nutrition/wellness bloggers/experts talk about the downsides of oatmeal. Imagine! Oatmeal? Has a downside? Their argument is usually based on the fact that oatmeal contains a lot of carbs and also because people gain weight eating oatmeal. Well, not so fast. Yes, oatmeal contains mostly carbs but it…

WHAT THE HECK IS YOUR MICROBIOME?

When I first heard about the human microbiome, there were a lot of scientific discussions thrown around it. So naturally, I didn’t particularly care to find out what it was all about. But the more reading I did on other wellness topics, the more experts focused on what they termed the human “microbiome”. I also…

You May Not Be Eating Enough!

I am pretty sure you had to take a second look at which blog you were on once you saw the topic “You May Not Be Eating Enough!” Lol. Yes I understand. Keep reading. It’s Coachkay’s weekly blog. If you follow my blog weekly, you know I always talk about portion control, watch what you…

I Lost Weight! How Do I Keep it Off?

I Lost Weight! How Do I Keep it Off Many people say have a harder time keeping off the  any off the weight they lost, than actually losing the weight. Do you agree? Can you relate?  Once my clients starts losing a lot of weight, I actually intensify my communication with them. You would think…

Three Types of Foods That Are Sure To Improve Your Mood!

I have heard people say they love soda or coffee because these beverages gives them a sudden burst of  extreme energy and satisfaction at that moment of hunger or when they are just wanting something to pick up their mood, especially in the morning. Have you ever noticed that when you eat a particular food,…

3 Toxic Foods To Avoid At All Costs!

One of my favorite health and wellness quotes is this one by Heather Morgan: “every time you eat and drink, you are either feeding disease or fighting it.” And I never get tired of briefly meditating on this truth. Some foods we consider healthy, actually are toxic to our bodies either because we don’t really…

3 Crucial Truths About Drinking Water

Let me just say right off that I am very much aware of the fact that this topic is extremely controversial. Everybody, including experts, have an opinion when it comes to how much water we should be drinking. In this article, I intend to present and debunk some common myths surrounding recommendations for drinking water…

A Biblically-Based Diet

When was the last time last time you fasted? When was the last time you abstained from food and other life pleasures in order to create an impact in your mind, body and spirit? Some people do dry fasts where you do not eat or drink anything for a specified period of time. Others may…

The Importance of the ‘Rainbow Diet’

Many people associate eating healthy with eating boring and tasteless green vegetables. The idea of just biting and chewing an apple a day to keep the doctor away is hardly exciting enough to keep many of us interested in eating these fruits and vegetables for our own benefits. The revolutionary idea of “eating a rainbow”…

Three Healthier Substitutes For Sugar!

How many packets of sugar do you usually take in your morning coffee or tea? How about in your afternoon or evening drink? Why should you find alternatives for regular sugar? Simple. Sugar is bad for you. The American Heart Association recommends no more than 6 teaspoons (25 grams) of added sugar per day for…

5 Easy Ways To Naturally Lower Your Blood Pressure

When was the last time you measured your blood pressure? Do you know your numbers? According to the World Health Organization, high blood pressure affects 1.13 billion people worldwide. In November of 2018, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association released new national blood pressure guidelines. The definition for high blood pressure…

My TOP Three Favorite SUPERFOODS

So what are superfoods and why are so many people talking about them? How does a particular food meet the criteria to be called one? Who sets the standards? Well, a juicy hamburger, sweet drink and french fries from a fast food joint can give you a very short spike in energy and then send…