diet

  Over the past few years, Adele has managed to drop 100 pounds. She has been quoted as saying “I haven’t done any diet, If anything, I eat more than I used to because I work out so hard.” She has been doing rigorous weight-lifting and circuit training every day, sometimes twice a day. Many […]

  You, or someone you know, has probably had their gallbladder removed. This is a topic that makes Holly Haze fired up and she will tell you why….but let’s start with this: Consult your physician if you are experiencing discomfort. A cholecystectomy is one of the most common surgeries in the United States. Holly shares, “Sadly, […]

You can’t go to any store or restaurant without seeing the words gluten-free. Suddenly it was this big fad, but is it for the right reason? Gluten-free does not mean healthy, much like plant-based/vegan does not mean healthy. There is also a difference between gluten-free and grain free, and for Holly Haze it is a […]

We’ve all done it….The yo-yo diet. The elimination diet. The fad diet. The meals in boxes. The points. Most of the time, we’re doing it because a friend told us to do it. We have no idea what diet we’re even following, but so-and-so had success with it so, why not? What works for one […]

  Let’s talk about Magnesium. We’ve all heard of it…it’s an element we know we need, yet most of us are deficient. Holly Haze explains why, “We used to be able to get this mineral in good, clean water; however, over time, city water systems have filtered it out. In addition, many people have been […]

An ‘alarming’ study from the CDC found that childhood obesity rates in the U.S. got worse during the pandemic. The study found that obsese children gained between 12-14 pounds during the pandemic year, nearly double the typical rate. Children at a healthy weight also tended to gain an extra two pounds on average during the […]

Last week we talked about the danger of food dye and wanted to circle back around to the sugar content as promised. Too much sugar is one of the key components to cardiovascular disease, not to mention obesity and diabetes. Keep in mind that sugar is already naturally in most of the foods we eat, […]

    Let’s talk ADD/ADHD. The FDA has approved yet another form of methylphenidate, otherwise known as Ritalin, for hyperactive children. The name is Jornay PM. A child is to take this before bedtime in order to ensure the medication takes effect upon awakening and will not cause disruption to the morning routine. Children age […]

  We’ve all done it. We sit down to a nice meal. A well rounded plate. Some carbs. Some fat. Some protein. Glass of wine, a beer or two maybe. Before I become the bearer of reality and bad news, let me preface this by saying I am not anti-alcohol. I love beer. Always have, […]

  Gastric bypass surgery is now being considered an option for children under the age of 14. If this does not serve as a major wake up call, then I don’t know what will. In some countries, this procedure is happening to children under the age of five. The guidelines for the United States have […]