In my last post, I talked about emotional eating and how to get to the root of the problem. Today, I want to finish up my thoughts on this all-too-important subject. But before I offer you my insights and practical tips, I just want to discuss briefly what I mean by food addiction. Usually, when […]
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In my last blog post, I talked about how I overcame my chocolate addiction. In the months that followed, I had some relapses but finally was able to kick this habit for good. I wanted to wait to write a follow-up blog because I wanted to make sure that this transformation is real and is there […]
I have a confession to make: For years and years, I was a chocoholic. Even though I ate only dark chocolate–anywhere from 65% to 85% dark, still, being a Non-secretor, sugar wrecks havoc in my body real easily. (Sugar is an “avoid” for the Non-secretors of all blood types, but Type O Non-secretors are most […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 grew up in Hong Kong, a predominantly Chinese society. At home, my mother followed the food tradition of a typical Chinese household, providing the family with three meals a day, made with mostly fresh ingredients shopped in the outdoor markets on the same day. Dinner was a full-on family affair. We always ate at […]
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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