Pumpkin Detox Shake

By Carolyn Burris of Forum Health Knoxville Fall brings an abundance of gourds and flavorful crop. Pumpkin is one of the many colorful vegetables that is plentiful this time of year. Not only is pumpkin a good source of fiber, but the color is a great indication that it is rich in beta-carotene. Beta-carotene is […]

The Vicious Cycle of Sugar Addiction and Yeast Overgrowth

By Staff of Forum Health Knoxville The fall season conjures up images of pumpkin pies, hot biscuits, and steaming lattes. Sweet aromas tempt even the staunchest convert from sugar! For those who struggle with a sugar addiction, this can be the start of another vicious cycle of weight gain, depression, muscle aches, indigestion, and fatigue. […]

Cinnamon: The Super Spice!

By Staff of Forum Health Knoxville Cinnamon has long been known for its health and healing properties. Benefits include anti-clotting actions, anti-microbial and fungal activity as well as blood sugar control. Many people have the stubborn yeast called Candida. Cinnamon has been found to help stop the growth of this nasty fungus. Among it’s many […]

Healthy Fat Intake May Improve Overall Health

By Curtis of Forum Health Rochester Hills   Dietary fat has been given a bad rap: some say it makes us fat, contributes to heart disease, and leads to diabetes. Others claim saturated fat is bad but vegetable oils are good.   What’s the truth? While certain fats can contribute to these conditions, the right […]

Eating At Restaurants More Often? Here’s How to Keep it Healthy

By Curtis of Forum Health Coppell   Social situations are typically planned around food. Food brings us together allowing us to bond and have that comfort. However, if you find yourself eating at restaurants or attending happy hours with co-workers more than you eat at home, this could lead to weight gain and other health […]

Think Ahead: Tips for Setting Your Weight Loss Goals

By Staff of Forum Health Rochester Hills   Without the right planning in place, you might feel a bit like a hamster in a wheel when you think about reaching your goals. You know you want to lose weight so you eat right and attempt to exercise as often as you can, but somehow you […]

For Weight Loss Or Feeling Great, A Dietitian’s Favorite Foods

by Jennifer Blau, CHC As a wellness coach, it’s my job to share (or suggest) what you SHOULD be eating for weight loss or achieving your optimal health. We work together to make little changes gradually to your diet so that you can feel your best. I spend the majority of my day talking to […]