Orthorexia Nervosa | When Healthy Eating Goes Wrong

From Wikipedia, Orthorexia Nervosa: “a proposed eating disorder or mental disorder characterized by extreme or excessive preoccupation with avoiding certain foods perceived to be unhealthy,” introduced by Steven Bratman M.D. in 1997. In 2009 Ursula Philpot, chair of the British Dietetic Association described it as being “solely concerned with the quality of the food they put in their bodies, refining and restricting their diets according to their personal understanding of.. Read More

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Substituting Coconut Products for Everyday Foods

Products made with coconut

Coconut products are often a good substitute for many common ingredients that can be highly intolerant foods for many people, such as dairy, gluten and soy: Coconut Yogurt – use in place of dairy yogurt or sour cream, good with yogurt toppings, in smoothies or as sour cream on tacos or potatoes.  Look for the unsweetened variety and one with out carrageenan Coconut flour – can be used in baked goods, for.. Read More

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Grain-free Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

picture of banana muffins

So this is my first food post, yay!  These beautiful grain-free banana chocolate chip muffins are one of my favorites.  These are for all the nay-sayers who tell me “I can’t live without baked good, I could never give up grains!”  I get oh’s and ah’s when I make these and most people are amazed they don’t contain grain flour!  Why do I personally try to avoid flour in my.. Read More

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Carrot-Sweet Potato Muffins

Muffins

I’m a huge muffin person.  I always make them mini because I never want to eat one regular size muffin.  Two mini’s does it for me, and if I end up eating four which might equal one big one, I still feel like I ate less!  It gives you options.  A lot of eating is emotional, a lot of managing your eating is self-control and a lot of eating is perception… Read More

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Why I started the Wellness Through Food (WTF!) Blog…….

Wellness Through Food

First of thank you for being here! I’m so excited to have a place to house all my recipes, reading and research. Wellness Through Food (WTF!) is a place to show people how to obtain optimal wellness through the food they eat.  This blog is an extension of my life. Over the years I’ve seen and experienced so much in the world of nutrition and ways to improve my overall.. Read More

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