While Gluten-Free, Grain-free, Paleo and Low-Carb diets are all the rage, they may work for some and not others. These diets emphasize cutting out grains and starch from your diet. Unless you are diagnosed to have Celiac Disease, you don’t necessarily have to cut out all gluten from your diet. And not all grains or […]
What do you usually eat for breakfast? Do you like to eat bread, toasts, bagels, muffins, pop-tarts, pancakes, waffles or commercial breakfast cereals? Do you find yourself suddenly tired and hungry, and searching for a snack in the middle of the morning, way before your lunch break? Your mood may change at this time. Maybe […]
Diabetes runs in my mother’s side of the family, so I am very aware of the possibility that I might get it too. Already in my 20s, I experienced hypoglycemia and frequently felt light-headed and dizzy when I hit blood sugar lows. I wasn’t aware at that time that hypoclycemia was a precursor to Type […]
Are you cooking anything green for St. Patrick’s Day? Well, here is my new “invention”: A cream soup made with leafy greens, squash and the “allium family squad.” The soup can be served either warm or cold, as in gazpacho, depending on the weather or how you feel! In this example, I have used dandelion […]
Two days ago, I gave a live class on “Cooking Right for Your Blood Type” at the Park Slope Food Coop in Brooklyn, New York. It was a great success as the audience was highly enthusiastic about learning what the Blood Type Diet is and how they can apply the principle to eat and cook […]
I’m celebrating Health Coach Week and am proud to be a graduate of the Integrative Institute for Nutrition (IIN), the largest health coaching school in the world and a pioneer at the forefront of a worldwide wellness revolution. What do health coaches do? We help clients integrate all aspects of their lifestyle, balance them and ultimately […]
In my last blog post, I talked about the idea of making ONE thing your priority each day. Have you been asking yourself this question: “What is that ONE thing that you feel you absolutely must do for your health and well-being today?” This time, I want to talk about how instilling a healthy routine […]
As we “roll” into the new year, some of you might have made resolutions to start something new or to build better habits. According to the statistics, the No. 1 New Year’s Resolution in the U.S. this year is “Eat healthier,” followed by “Get more exercise” and “Save more money.” If you eat right and cook […]
As 2017 is drawing to a close, many of us are spending these few days reflecting on the year that has gone by and making New Year resolutions. How has the year been for you in terms of your health? What New Year resolutions have you made? If you have been trying to change your […]
In Chinese society, food and health are never separated. Even as a kid, I often heard about the medicinal effects of this food and that food. The Traditional Chinese Medicine concepts are deeply ingrained even in everyday conversations. When you have eaten too many of a certain food or some junk food, you would immediately […]
I am Eat Right Chef Louisa. I have been cooking for over 30 years and specialize in cooking for individual blood types for optimal health. I am also a holistic health coach trained by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. My passion is in food as medicine and all forms of art, including dance, visual and culinary arts.
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