What is Cholesterol?

Cholesterol. It’s a word that strikes fear in the heart of anyone who’s watched daytime television commercials. Countless foods and drugs promise to reduce it, but do you really know what it is or why you would want to reduce it? This article is a quick and dirty primer on cholesterol and how a dietContinue reading “What is Cholesterol?”

Restaurants, Decisions, and Zoning… Oh My

Eating out in Huntsville, Alabama and staying in the Zone can be a challenge. I love food and I love to eat out. Eating out and going to movies are my favorite activities. I have also lived in the Huntsville area for over 18 years and I love all the things that southern cooking inundatesContinue reading “Restaurants, Decisions, and Zoning… Oh My”

Basic Nutrition

Before you begin worrying about portion size and protein/carb/fat requirements I recommend one simple and difficult step: focus first on food quality. Shop the perimeter of the grocery store. Buy fresh fruit, vegetables, and meat. Buy frozen vegetables and meat when you must. Only venture down the aisles for a few select things like nuts,Continue reading “Basic Nutrition”