Month: January 2018

Food label literacy part 3: a deeper dive into oils, sweeteners, flavorings and gums

This is the third and final installment of  3 part series on food label literacy. Today I’ll list ingredients to look out for (and avoid) on your product labels. Be choosy with your oils In general, I recommend consumption of the following oils: extra virgin olive oil (for salads and on veggies, not for cooking), avocado oil (for cooking or…

Sugar in my bacon!!?? (My favorite paleo hacks part 2)

If you read my last blog post about the fact that most commercial mayonnaise contains sugar or sweeteners, you know I am a HUGE advocate about reading labels to find ingredients that are not consistent with great health. One of those ingredients is hidden sugars. So many of my clients tell me that sugar is in EVERYTHING. Once you start reading…