Iron: Everything You Need To Know

by Chef Murph Iron is an essential mineral responsible for many functions in the human body. From sustaining healthy skin, hair, and nails, as well as working to produce adenosine triphosphate (ATP; the body’s main energy source), iron is one mineral we can’t live without. But it may be the fact that it’s the main…

How Much Water Should I be Drinking???

How much water should you be drinking to be healthy? Take your current weight and divide by two. Take that number of ounces you should be drinking a day. So if you weigh 130 pounds, you should drink 65 ounces of water a day. Let’s Get Real!!! You weigh in at 300LBS / 2 =150oz of water…

To Achieve Weight Loss

by Chef K.T. Murphy Losing weight can be a very difficult task. As you get older, you may find that dropping a few pounds to fit into a special outfit is not as easy as it used to be. That is why it is very important to lose weight – and keep it off –…

50 Motivational Reasons To Lose The Weight

Weight loss is actually a three-part process that includes: Mental outlook and motivation Diet Exercise One of the most important aspects of losing weight and keeping it off is your attitude towards weight loss and getting healthy. It is a fact that most dieters start to lose their motivation after the first two or three…

Diabetes without Medication???

by k.T. Murphy  ‘Chef Murph” Many people believe that, as soon as they get the diagnosis of diabetes, there is nothing left to do but take medication for it.  Fortunately for many type 2 diabetics, this is not always the case.  Caught early enough, people can reverse the effects of diabetes even without medication. Diabetes…

How can I tell if my child has diabetes?

by K.T. Murphy ‘Chef Murph”  Decades ago, diabetes mellitus type 2 was primarily a disease of adults.  In recent years, however, the incidence of type 2 diabetes has increased in children and adolescents so that some doctors are screening children for the disease along with their parents and grandparents.  Children are turning up with diabetes…

Mediterranean Diet Good for Diabetes?

by K.T. Murphy  “Chef Murph”  Research has shown that type 2 diabetes can be avoided to a large degree if one follows a sensible diet and exercise program. While this may be common sense, it is not common. Research has also shown that obesity has reached epidemic proportions and since diabetes is closely linked to…

 Really, Why??? Aren’t You From Eating A Healthy Diet??

by K. T. Murphy ‘Chef Murph” There is an old saying, which states that you are what you eat. Even though it is used commonly these days, people don’t usually realize just how true this statement is. We live in a time where food is abundant, and comes in many different styles and shapes. I…

Iron And Why Our Bodies Need It

by K.T. Murphy ‘Chef Murph”   Iron is a mineral found in the soil and in some of the food, we eat. Foods high in iron include the following: Pork Red meat Seafood Poultry Dark leafy green vegetables (spinach) Beans Iron fortified bread, pasta, and cereal Raisins and apricots Iron is also necessary for our…

Meat Or Fish As A Source Of Protein

by K.T. Murphy  ‘Chef Murph” Some of the best sources of protein in your daily diet is meat and fish. Both meat and fish are great protein sources, but which is better for you? The goal for getting enough protein in your diet is to get enough protein in the foods you eat without eating…

5 Top Fat Burning Foods

By Chef Murph K.T.   The key to eating a healthy diet is fueling your body properly. There is a lot of research going on into new fat burning ingredients that can help you quickly burn calories and manage your weight. There are many ingredients you can find with the right research and if you…

17 Refined Sugar Substitutes For Recipes

By Chef Murph K.T. Lets start this in Realville!!  Average Person in USA eats 150 pounds  of sugar  100 years ago it was 2 pounds!   A 20 Oz. Soda has 20-30 teaspoons of sugar. Refined sugars add unnecessary calories to the body that are converted to fat reserves stored around the body as flab….

You Can Help Raise Healthy Kids

by Chef Murph Good Food Makes for Better Decisions  The focus on health and fitness has increased in the past few decades, and it’s not because humans are healthier than ever and want to be even healthier. It is the fact that 2/3 of Americans are either overweight or obese.Worse yet is the fact that 31.8%…

8 Best Exercise and Fitness Tips To Get Kids Moving

These days our children don’t get nearly enough exercise.  My Son is 12 years old with a mustache standing 5 foot 9 inches tall and  is overweight in my book, possible he is storing for a growth spurt. I don’t know.  When I went  into the military I was 140. he almost 180. The door was…