Book Review: “Wheat Belly” by William Davis, MD

Diane Sanfilippo Book Reviews, Featured, Food Allergies and Intolerances, Gluten and Gluten Free, Health & Wellness 19 Comments

In “Wheat Belly” Dr. William Davis, a preventative cardiologist, helps us to understand the multi-faceted, widespread and far-reaching problems with the so-called “staff of life” that has come to dominate the landscape of American food. He walks the reader through the history of the wheat plant, from its roots as an ancient grain to its current state as a modern, ubiquitous, genetically modified …

Balanced Bites Podcast

Balanced Bites Podcast: Episode #3: Natural Beauty Products, Paleo vs. Low Carb, Crazy Sugar Cravings, Adding Foods Back to AI Diet Protocol, Paleo Nutrition Education

Diane Sanfilippo 21-Day Sugar Detox, Paleo and Primal, Podcast Episodes 14 Comments

Episode #3 Steve’s Original newsletter – Topics:  1: Natural, non-toxic beauty products [8:00] 2: Paleo vs Low Carb [20:08] 3: Crazy sugar cravings [34:55] 4: Adding foods back to an AI paleo diet protocol? [46:10] 5: Paleo nutrition education and putting it into practice [54:45] Note: The episodes are now available in iTunes as well and we’ll work on other feed services …

truvia packets hype

There is Nothing Honest About Truvia

Diane Sanfilippo 21-Day Sugar Detox, FAQs, Sugar & Sweeteners 49 Comments

The commercial jingle for Truvia is SO catchy but it REALLY annoys me for a lot of reasons. The biggest issue I have with this product is that it’s the latest marketing brain-child meant to fool people into thinking that they can be healthy and still eat processed crap from a cute-looking package. I know the commercial isn’t that new, but …

The 21-Day Sugar Detox

New Year, New Choices, New Challenges

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It’s officially 2011 and I’m sure many of you have kicked-off the year with thoughts of resolutions, changes or some new choices you want to make in the coming year. If you are thinking about ways to regain health and vitality and look, feel and perform your best on an everyday basis, check out some of these fantastic resources available …

Interviewed by Leah Salmon of The Natural You Network

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I was recently interviewed by Leah Salmon of The Natural You Network on several health and nutrition related topics. The interview covers: how my journey into health and wellness began the reasons why I wrote The 21-Day Sugar Detox Manual my thoughts on why sticking to a whole foods diet is hard for people the basics of a Paleo Diet …

Book Review: “The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet” by Robb Wolf.

Diane Sanfilippo Book Reviews, Books, Events, & Programs 10 Comments

Before I get into my review of Robb Wolf’s new book, “The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet,” you should know that I’ve now attended Robb’s “The Paleolithic Solution Seminar” twice and can honestly say that this guy is the real deal. He’s extremely passionate about his work and, more importantly, about only presenting ideas and information that will help …

The 21-Day Sugar Detox

The 21-Day Sugar Detox Program Manual is now available.

Diane Sanfilippo 21-Day Sugar Detox, Books, Events, & Programs 12 Comments

Do you experience… sugar or carb cravings? energy spikes and dips throughout the day? fatigue, lethargy, depression or anxiety? brain fog or cloudy thinking/trouble concentrating? hunger that goes from mild to intense very quickly? If you answered “YES!” to any of those questions, join me for this three week program to help break your addiction to sugar and carbs! The …