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Diet and Lifestyle Quality for a Healthy Body Weight – Part3: Stress and Weight

By: Tami Best, MS, RD, CDN   Seven out of ten adults fit the criteria for being overweight or obese. In this series, I have outlined critical steps that we can all take to help fight this epidemic. In part one of this series, I talked about the importance of limiting intake of all processed … Continue reading Diet and Lifestyle Quality for a Healthy Body Weight – Part3: Stress and Weight

Diet and Lifestyle Quality for a Healthy Body Weight – Part 2: Toxic Load and Obesogens

Tami Best, MS, RD, CDN Toxic load can be summarized as the accumulation of harmful chemicals we are exposed to or that we ingest and our body's ability to mitigate the negative impact of those harmful chemicals. Currently in production and widely used are tens of thousands of chemicals with sparse safety testing. There are … Continue reading Diet and Lifestyle Quality for a Healthy Body Weight – Part 2: Toxic Load and Obesogens

Diet and Lifestyle Quality for a Healthy Body Weight – Part 1: Highly Processed Foods

By Tami Best, MS, RD, CDN Our mission at Promise of Vitality is to help build a world free of chronic disease caused by intake of highly processed foods, overexposure to environmental toxins and uncontrolled stress. In part one of this three part series, I will talk about the impact of highly processed foods on … Continue reading Diet and Lifestyle Quality for a Healthy Body Weight – Part 1: Highly Processed Foods

Why I’m Happy my Daughter Loves Avocados

My oldest daughter just told me that avocados are her favorite food. Here is why this makes me very happy. To provide some context, she is in her Junior year of high school. You know, the notoriously pressure-packed year overloaded with advanced placement courses, talk of transcripts, grade point averages, standardized testing and college visits. … Continue reading Why I’m Happy my Daughter Loves Avocados