The Transgression of Trans Fats

The Transgression of Trans Fats Ingredient Investigator Extraordinaire: The Long Awaited FDA Ban on Trans Fats! Hello, my friends! I hope you are treating life well, and I hope that it is reciprocating! If you have not heard the good news yet, I am here to spread it! It looks as though the FDA is […]

QOTW – Average

Especially during the holidays it is hard to stick to your goals!  People constantly pushing you to just skip the gym or eat all the dessert!  Remember, that is what the average America does!  Keep to your goals and stick to it through the holidays!

5 Reasons To Avoid Holiday Treason!

Why you should avoid holiday treason! Hello, my friends!  I hope you are treating life well, and I hope that it is reciprocating.  So, here we are smack dab in the holiday season again!  So many treats to eat, so many parties to attend, and so much food to oxidize!  In this week’s post, I […]

Ingredient Investigator Extraordinaire: BHA

Ingredient Investigator Extraordinaire Benzoate Preservatives: BHA Fuzzy Little Health Food or Colossal Carcinogen? Hello, my friends!  I hope you are treating life well!  In this addition of the Ingredient Investigator Extraordinaire, you will learn more about a chemical that is likely in your diet if you are eating processed and packaged foods: Butylated hydroxyanisole, or […]

What Does Mountain Dew, Fresca, And PowerAde Have In Common? BVO Ingredient

Dissecting The Ingredient That Has Been Banned In More Than 100 Countries Ingredient Investigator Extraordinaire: Brominated Vegetable Oil (BVO) What if I were to tell you that I was going give you a Gatorade after your next run?  The only catch is that I would first spike it with an ingredient that has not only […]

Ingredient Investigator Extraordinaire – Benzoic Acid

Ingredient Investigator Extraordinaire Hey, Hey!  How the heck are you, my friends?!  I hope you are treating life well, and I hope that it is reciprocating.  In this unit of the Ingredient Investigator Extraordinaire, I will expose an ingredient found in almost all soda pop and energy drinks.  Furthermore, I guarantee that you have seen […]

Five Food Ingredients to RUN Away From!

As a Public Speaker and Lifestyle Coach I often am approached with the following question:  “Griff, what should I NOT eat?”  Although I could write a 10-page blog on this subject I figure I will spare you the torture! 🙂  Today I just want to give you 5 of the worst possible ingredients of all […]

Barbecue Pulled Chicken

Great reicipe from EatingWell.com Had to share it…hoppe you enjoy…but you will need some time for this one!

Exercise is Medicine: Exercise VS. Anti Depressants

I always marvel at human behavior as we tend to selectively become more active during some times of the year to the neglect of others.  Summer time and the month of December are two times those come to mind.  In the summer time some of us become very active while other tail off completely and […]