The low-carb diet encompasses several highly-marketed diets, most recently the Paleo and the Ketogenic diet. Each of these examples takes the same general idea of a low-carb diet and add a few unique stipulations, but the core idea is consistent: ditch the carbs and you will lose weight.Continue reading
Healthy Gourmet owner Barry and friend Moe Schlachter, owner of Houston Family Nutrition and Registered and Licensed Dietitian (RD, LD), discuss and explain macronutrients in this introductory episode of The Barry and Moe Nutrition Show.
What is a macronutrient? How does your body use macros? Should you focus on one macro above the others? Listen to Barry and Moe answer these questions in a straightforward manner that anyone can understand.
Here is the first episode of The Barry and Moe Nutrition Show, An Intro to Macros:
In a world filled with opinions, theories, and frankly… a lot of nonsense, The Barry and Moe Nutrition Show is all about the facts behind nutrition, dieting, and exercise. Barry and Moe embark on a journey to help explain nutrition so we can make informed decisions to improve our health, and improve our lives.
Stay tuned for more episodes where Barry and Moe compare foods, compete in the kitchen, and discuss trending diets.
You can try Barry’s delicious and healthy recipes by ordering from the Healthy Gourmet menu.
Learn more from Moe by contacting his practice, Houston Family Nutrition (houstonfamilynutrition.com)
We at Healthy Gourmet have talked with nutritionists, dietitians, clients, family and friends about leading a healthy lifestyle and the main obstacles that get in the way. The most common obstacle that everyone cites? Time management.
Somehow, the most important thing in maintaining a healthy body, a healthy nutritional diet, falls by the wayside in our busy days. The morning rush to get to work on time takes precedence over making sure you get a healthy breakfast (especially in Houston). From a nutritional perspective this is so backwards… wouldn’t we all have more productive work days if we took the time to eat a nutritious breakfast instead of a quick, sugary treat that leaves us in a slump an hour later?Continue reading
If you have tried to lose weight, you know the struggle. There are hundreds of diets that claim to be the quickest, healthiest, best way to burn fat and lose weight. We’ve heard the big names and heavily branded diets like Atkins, Southbeach, Keto, Paleo, and Raw food just to name a few. How can you decide which diet is best for you?Continue reading
Consistency is key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. As we can probably all attest, eating “really well” for 5 days in a row (while it is a great start!) does not mean you will have lost that post-vacation weight or solved your pre-existing health conditions.Continue reading
The convenience of home meal delivery is undeniable. Getting food delivered to your door that does not require cooking or cleaning is a time-saver, and sometimes feels like a life-saver. But is home meal delivery sustainable from an environmental perspective? When you think about all of the required packaging and delivery trucks, the environmental impact could outweigh the convenience factors. That’s why Healthy Gourmet Your Way has always strived to find the most environmentally sustainable shipping and packaging methods for your healthy meal delivery.Continue reading
Healthy Gourmet had the pleasure of sitting down for a Healthy Chat with Patty Martin-Stewart, registered and licensed dietitian, and Founder of Sugar Land Nutrition, in Sugar Land, TX. Patty helps her clients lose weight, get the nutrition they have been lacking, and maintain healthy lifestyles by focusing on food and diet.
At Patty’s practice in Sugar Land, each client’s health is monitored on an individual level from the ground up. Patty starts by figuring out her patient’s resting metabolic rate. Basically, that is the energy required to keep your body functioning while resting. So if your work requires you to sit in an office, Continue reading
We believe a healthy diet is key to living a healthy life (I know… profound, right?), but if everyone’s bodies are slightly different, how do we know what a healthy diet means to us, personally? This is the goal of Nutrition Response Testing, a non-invasive system for analyzing the body and determining the root cause of maladies within it. Included under the NRT umbrella is muscle testing, acupuncture point testing, reflex, and chiropractic testing to determine toxicities, allergies, and other harmful things in the body. It is a growing practice, often used in holistic approaches to medicine, yet still considered somewhat controversial within the US medical community.Continue reading