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…

12 THINGS TO DO INSTEAD OF EATING JUNK FOOD

  You Can DO This Go for a walk and take Fido with you. When you go for a walk you give your body a chance to release those same feel-good chemicals that eating junk will release. Get those chores done. Take your cravings away and stay productive too by distracting yourself by finishing your…

Mental Versus Physical Satisfaction With Food

By Chef K.T. Murphy The dictionary defines satisfaction as, “the fulfillment of a need or want” or “the source or means of enjoyment.” In life, one of our ultimate sources of happiness comes with food. We associate memories with dishes and even attribute certain meals with certain people. Our mind and body work in conjunction…

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…

Ways To Improve Your Satisfaction At Meal Times

Satisfaction is the key to longevity. It is the driving force behind staying in a job, maintaining a happy marriage, and enjoying your lot in life. When you’re living a healthier life, it’s easy to succumb to the burden of boredom. Your mid-week pizza is replaced with a salad. Your sweet treats are suddenly overtaken….

5 Things, To Stop Succumbing To Unhealthy Cravings

By Chef K.T. Murphy It’s finally the beginning of 2019 and although January may be the mother of new beginnings, it’s also the start of new challenges. Countless individuals plan to exercise regularly and eat cleaner. While these goals are achievable, it’s only natural to encounter old habits on your journey to wellness. One of…

You Can Eat As Much As You Want On A Diet

By Chef K.T. Murphy Eating as much as you want without gaining weight is a long-held promise by fad diets and miracle pill sellers for decades. Unfortunately, this is a big fat lie. There is no way you can eat as much as you want and take a pill and lose weight. If there were,…

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…

What Are The Implications Of High Cholesterol?

by Chef K.T. Murphy High cholesterol can have serious consequences, perhaps the most notable consequence is the risk of heart disease. In fact, it was a study that began in 1948 that first made the connection between the increased risk of heart disease and high levels of cholesterol. High Cholesterol’s Effects On The Body We…

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…