Belly Fat: A Predictor Of Diabetes

By Chef K.T. Murphy We all hate the unsightly bulge in the waistline, be it the tightness of your favorite pair of jeans, or the popped button on a button-down blouse. These are all signs that your belly fat has gotten out of control. Not only is belly fat an unsightly dilemma for many people…

What It Really Takes To Get 6/8/12 Pack Abs

By Chef k.T. Murphy It can be tough to know how to get your body where it needs to be to show your abs. But, the way the media makes it look, everyone should have them right. Every magazine has some reference to the secret to getting rock hard abs or a flat belly, before…

Appetite VS Exercise???

By Chef K.T. Murphy It is the start of a New Year, and as we make our resolutions, losing weight or getting in shape will invariably be one of the most popular goals of 2018. Many people will turn to diets or fads for a miracle cure, however, the time-tested method of exercise plus proper…

Awesome Benefits Of Berries For Diet And Health

By Chef K.T. Murphy Berries are more than just delicious additions to smoothies or yogurt. They are tasty, natural enhancers that are sweet delights! The benefits of incorporating berries into your diet are endless. What’s unique about these fruits is that each berry brings its own unique advantage to your health. Follow me as we…

Role Of Blood Sugars In Your Appetite

By Chef K.T. Murphy To regulate appetite, the body relies on a complex interaction between the digestive, nervous, and endocrine systems. Hormones like ghrelin and peptide, together with signals from the nervous and digestive systems, stimulate or suppress appetite. Doctors and researchers are continuing to unveil more data about the mechanisms responsible for controlling hunger…

What Top Experts Say About Healthy Eating

by Chef K.T. Murphy Every day we are bogged down with something new in the health world. One minute something is good for you, the next it’s not. What makes this dilemma so difficult is weeding out those with the facts and those who think they have the facts. The concepts almost seem larger than life…

Creating A Gratitude List To Improve Eating Habits

by Chef Murph The ever-wise Dalai Lama 14th once quoted, “The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.” Appreciation is the root of gratitude. It’s easy to express gratitude when someone shows us a measure of kindness when we reach a goal or even when we think about our family….

Nutritionists Can Support Your Quest For Good Health

by Chef Murph KT When aspiring to live a healthier lifestyle, many people do the following, join a gym, hire a personal trainer and diet. While those are awesome first steps to reaching your goals, there’s one vital component missing from the equation that many often times neglected. That is, working with a nutritionist. Nutritionists…

Protein Choices To Lower Cholesterol

by Chef k.T. Murphy There are plenty of trendy diets out there for high protein diets, however, this can lead to high levels of cholesterol if you’re choosing the wrong protein types. However, if you want to maintain a healthy level of LDL cholesterol there are plenty of appropriate proteins that you can choose, and…

Your Best Lifestyle Choices For Lowering Cholesterol

By Chef K.T. Murphy If there is excess cholesterol in your blood, it starts to build up in the walls of your arteries. As more and more cholesterol starts to build up, your arteries will become narrowed. This will have a negative effect on the speed of your blood flow to the heart. It may…

Lowering Cholesterol: Eat Your Veggies

By Chef K.T. Murphy Phytosterols, or plant sterols, are compounds that are very similar, structurally, to cholesterol. They are naturally occurring, and have been part of our diet for thousands of years. You can find small levels of plant sterols in natural foods, such as vegetables, whole grains, fruits, vegetable oils, seeds, and nuts. The…

Stop Sabotaging, You

by Chef K.T. Murphy We’re so used to things not going our way that we protect ourselves by ruining things for ourselves before they get ruined by others. Many times those who sabotage their health are driven by unconscious reasons but justify it via mindful means. Simply put, we screw up our health without even…

Be Healthier,5 Ways …

By Chef K.T. Murphy We all want better health and wellness but often times we don’t live as healthy as we should be living. The problem may be that we developed bad habits and now we have to undo them but no one is perfect and we all need improvement. Health is often taken for…

What Is integrative Medicine?

by Chef K.T. Murphy If you are seriously ill, you would want to take advantage of any evidence-based approach to get better, wouldn’t you? In essence, that is what Integrative Medicine or Integrative Healthcare (IH) does. It takes the most effective treatments from different disciplines to construct a personalized health plan for the patient’s unique…

Essential Oils Can Improve Your Wellness

by Chef K.T. Murphy Today it seems like you can’t mention a common cold without someone tellingyou which essential oil you should use to treat it. There are tons of essential oils available on the market today. It seems like there are just as many pieces of advice on how to use the essential oils…

Replacing Junk Food With Healthier Options

By Chef K.T. Murphy The act of giving up something you love is always difficult, especially when it comes to food. This is especially true when giving up certain foods. Fortunately for us, we live in a creative society that can turn kale into chips and soy into a chicken. We now have endless options…