Turn Down the Lights, Turn Up Your Metabolism

Diane Sanfilippo Most Popular, Sleep 14 Comments

Are you struggling with sugar and carb cravings that seem to just take over? Are you trying to lose excess body fat but feel it’s an uphill battle when foods you know you shouldn’t eat are practically screaming at you to eat them? Do you feel like you just can’t seem to get your body to burn fat no matter …

A Carb-Loaded Youth, Years of Hypoglycemia & How I Landed on a “Paleo” Diet.

Diane Sanfilippo Direct from Diane, Lifestyle & Mindset, Most Popular 25 Comments

Here’s an honest look at how I landed on a paleo/primal type of real food diet. I say “Paleo” in the title of this post because I don’t follow one specific diet 100% of the time, but I do what feels best for my body and what works for me intellectually as well as physically. My story is far longer than this …

5 Easy Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle in a Time of Change

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I’m a big fan of change. As much as I am a total creature of habit, nothing thrills me like making big changes in my life. Even sometimes all at once. I call it “shaking the snow globe.” I make the decision to change a lot of things at once, essentially tossing all those snowflakes up and then seeing how …

5 Things to Love About Coconut Oil

Diane Sanfilippo Food & Recipes, Most Popular 8 Comments

I really, really, really love coconut oil. Organic, virgin, unrefined coconut oil. I buy coconut oil all the time. This week, I was lucky enough to receive a sample of Tropical Traditions brand Gold Label Standard Virgin Coconut Oil. I also recently received my order for their Coconut Creme Concentrate as well! I’m in love with that stuff…but more on …