Archives for December 2016

9 Foods That You Can Eat a Lot of Without Getting Fat

It can be challenging to get slimmer, stronger and healthier. Maybe it's hard to find time. For some, it’s hard to find energy. And for many, it’s hard to avoid being hungry. If you're a person who likes to eat a lot, I have some good news for you today! There are plenty of foods that are good for you and will also make you feel full. ... Read More »

Overweight? Snore Loudly? If So, Be Warned!

You’ve probably heard of sleep apnea. Maybe you know somebody who has it. The best known symptom is loud, gasping snoring. It may seem funny until you learn just how dangerous it can be. People who have sleep apnea don’t know it, but they stop breathing when they're sleeping. This is because their airway is being blocked by extra ... Read More »

How Strong Is Your Banana Game?

The banana is one of the world’s favorite fruits. It also may be one of the most under-appreciated. Not only are bananas delicious, they're uber nutritious. You could be missing out if you're making these mistakes though. Most people grab a bunch of bananas on every food shopping trip and then wait until they turn from green to yellow to ... Read More »

Come Celebrate My Birthday (Healthy Pad Thai Recipe)

Thank you for following along on my birthday adventures. I have the kindest husband to plan a night with my best friends in onesies, eating my favorite foods...Yes it is Pad Thai! We had a great night and stayed up until 6:00 a.m! I actually have never stayed up past 2 a.m. in my life. I guess it was my time to pull an all nighter! Here ... Watch Video »

8 Ways Fat Helps Your Body

I'm not here to bash fat, quite the opposite in fact. You could be surprised to learn that fat is one of the 3 major nutrients you need every day. Fat keeps hunger at bay and eating the right fat benefits you. Yes, it may seem ironic but it helps you maintain a healthy body weight too. For many years fat has received a bad rap. The ... Read More »

6 Reasons to Drink Kefir Today

Have you ever gone to the store to buy milk and wondered about the “kefir” the next shelf over? Kefir is becoming more and more popular, and is available in different flavors, but many people have no idea what it is, or why they should be drinking it. Kefir is a drink that’s similar in flavor and health benefits to yogurt.  It’s ... Read More »

Is Body Mass Index a Reliable Measure of Health?

Have you ever gone to the gym and seen the staff set up at a desk, ready to test your BMI? Maybe your scale tells you what your BMI is every time that you step up and weigh yourself. BMI stands for Body Mass Index, and in the last few years it has become one of the top measures that people use to gauge their health. But should it be? Body ... Read More »

4 Reasons to EAT Your Grape Seeds

Do you like eating grapes? So do I. They're a juicy ,tasty bundle of goodness. Here's the catch, if you toss out the seeds, or eat only the seedless type, you're missing plenty. Why? Because, the discarded seeds carry more benefits than the fleshy grapes! This is a fact. Research shows, grape seeds are full of important nutrients and ... Read More »

What I Eat in a Day (weekend meal plan)

I get a lot of questions about what I eat and especially about what to order when dining out. Today I'll share exactly what I eat (recipes too) on a typical weekend day. Hope you'll try these yummy recipes and see how delicious it is to eat healthy foods that your body loves! Veggie Quiche Recipe 6 egg whites 1/2 red onion, chopped 8 oz. ... Watch Video »

Soul Saturday with Danette

It doesn't have to be the weekend to spend a little time getting in touch with your soul. Here are some rituals I do to ground myself and I felt moved to share this with you today. Yours in Health, Danette P.S. Please share this with someone you care about and I love to hear from you in the comments below. ... Watch Video »