The New Coronavirus outbreak in China and its subsequent spread worldwide has caused many of us to feel worried and anxious. Some of us might have gotten in a panic mode. All of these feelings are normal in the face of a brand new virus whose behavior seems highly unpredictable. As world governments started implementing […]
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For over 40 years, the fear of saturated fat was widespread in the United States as a result of the previous U.S. Dietary Guidelines urging us to limit its consumption. This dietary advice was based on the assumption that saturated fat raises the risk of heart disease. However, a 2014 article in the Annals of […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
Recently, two elderly women commented on how good my skin looks. One of them asked me if I’m 22 or 23 (I’m actually 45)! Well, that just made my day! In fact, a couple of college-age colleagues also thought that I look like an early 20-something. One of the elderly ladies asked me if I […]
Happy Easter! Did you go for an Easter Egg hunt? If so, what do you plan to do with all the eggs you have found? Well, here is a LOVEly way to to make a heart-warming breakfast or snack for yourself and your loved ones: Hearty Eggwich. If you prefer to boil eggs instead, I’ve […]
Spring has finally arrived here in the Northern Hemisphere! At this time of year, many people want to start a Spring Detox regime. While it’s good to flush the liver after the long winter, during which you might have been eating richer food and exercising less, any detox that’s too drastic may lead to unwanted […]
I am Eat Right Coach Louisa. I am a certified 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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