Never heard of this squash-like fruit native to Mexico? Vanessa has the down low on this versatile fruit.
Over the top, but true, excess sugar is toxic to our health. In all its forms, whether processed or natural, too much sugar negatively influences not only our waistline but our health as well. Vanessa shares 5 tried and true strategies to side step sugar.
What the heck is celeriac and what do I do with it? Vanessa uncovers the story behind this little known root vegetable.
Want to be healthier, more optimistic, reach your goals, have a greater sense of well-being and be more helpful to others? Vanessa Romero shows you how to the set the tone for your day.
The population as a whole spends the majority of their waking hours sitting – to the tune of 10 or more hours a day, whether it be in a meeting or in front a computer screen. While the television has been blamed for our sedentary lifestyle, when it comes down to it, leisure time is in short supply but we still need to get up and move!
Delicata squash. Have you seen these beauties at your local farmers market or food co-op? In my younger years, I remember trying acorn squash smothered in brown sugar and butter and not liking it. That distaste stayed with me into my adulthood; I assumed squash was squash and that it all tasted the same. Then about five years ago, after admiring how beautiful and colorful the winter squash varieties were, I decided to give squash another try. I did some reading on the different varieties of squash and picked up some delicata. If you haven’t given this winter squash variety a try, what are you waiting for?
A Guide to Jicama for the Low Carb Dieter: Jicama, pronounced “hee-ka-ma,” is a root vegetable native to Mexico. It is a member of the morning glory family and is related to the sweet potato, but more closely resembles water chestnuts in color, texture, and flavor. With 5g net carbs per cup of raw jicama, it makes a relatively lower carb alternative.
Adrenal Fatigue is the result of an overactive stress response. In this article by Vanessa Romero, she lays the groundwork for discussing stress, what it is, how the body responds to it and how to identify if it’s impacting your health.
This week we welcome Vanessa Romero of ‘Healthy Living How To’. In her first column for CarbSmart, she shares her inspirational journey of conquering adrenal fatigue with a healthy lifestyle and setting a course to better health for her and her family and giving back to help others.