Halloween and Kidney Disease!

First let me state, for new readers, I have CKD stage 3. I do not have Diabetes or HTN. I have dedicated my Health Coaching to bringing awareness to Kidney Disease and the complications that come with it. If you would like to learn more about my Health Coaching service, use the contact form at […]

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portion distortion: Halloween candy!

Ah Halloween week! All that candy your kiddos may collect. What is your favorite? Do you know what a portion size is, calories, carbs, fat etc per each serving? You may see affiliate links in this post, or any of my posts. All this week I will try to stick to Halloween themes. My favorite […]

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Portion distortion: Coffee Creamer

Welcome back to another portion distortion post. If you are counting carbs, trying to lose weight, or just want to reduce your daily sugar intake then you should know about coffee creamer. I love iced coffee! More so in the hot summer months, than the Winter months. I love McDonald’s Frappe, but at over 600 […]

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portion distortion: How Have portions changed through the years?

If you have been following along and reading any of my portion distortion posts, then you already know the American/Western diet is way out of portion. I have been researching diet topics not just for this blog, but also for a Nutrition course I am creating for my teenage daughter. I was a teenager in […]

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Portion Distortion: Bacon

Bacon! Everybody loves bacon! A staple for breakfast in the USA, but is it healthy and are you consuming the proper portion size? I chose a popular bacon brand. I won’t share the name, but it is a common brand, non organic, and not low sodium or low fat. Before I talk about the portion […]

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Portion Distortion: Red meat

Well my crazy Summer is finally over. My son got married without any hitches, and of course we went on our vacation. Now, I just have to do my daughter’s homeschool evaluation and a dreaded mammogram for August. I am also planning grade 11 courses for my daughter, but that is fairly easy and I […]

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Portion Distortion: Pasta

Do you love pasta? I love pasta. My kids love pasta. It is a staple food in our house. I really like Publix Greenwise organic pasta. It is a little bit more expensive than non organic pasta but it is still an affordable product. Pasta can go a long way, especially if you are eating […]

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Portion Distortion: Cheese

Who doesn’t love cheese? OK, I don’t really love cheese, but I do like it in small amounts on occasion. The problem with cheese, well there are three, is that it is a very calorie-dense food usually high in sodium and fats. The other issue with cheese is that it is often overeaten in large […]

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Portion Distortion: Cereal

Do you love cereal? Here at my house cereal can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner. But, most people eat way more than the recommended amount of cereal adding calories and sugar to their diet. Most people do not even realize they are eating at least 2 times, probably more, of the portion stated […]

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Portion Distortion: Pancakes and ckd!

Updated 9/6/2021: Happy Monday to all of my wonderful readers! I am not sure I am liking this new WordPress editor. I can’t post to certain categories anymore, which is annoying. At any rate, this week for Mindful Monday I am sharing another portion distortion food plate. As I continue to teach my husband, and […]

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