Carol Newman is the driving force behind, a website designed to help you get the most out of life while getting the energy and vitality needed to enjoy all life has to offer. Each week the BioGirl Health Show teaches how to keep your body healthy inside and out.

In this episode of the BioGirl Health Show, Carol and host Kimberly Henrie discuss gluten free living and if it’s a right choice for you. Before the episode begins they discuss the topic of a previous episode, “The Winter Blues“. [Read more…]

planning a diet for weight lossAmerican comedic author Erma Bombeck once wrote, “Never order food in excess of your body weight.” It might sound silly, but thanks to years of super-sizing everything from fries to fillets, 2013 began with me planning a diet for weight loss.

From year 2000 until 2010 the amount of people on a diet jumped from 24% to 54% of the American population ( Do you know what that means? If you are on a diet then obviously you are not alone. Even celebrities like Jessica Simpson and Jennifer Hudson are advertising their need to shed a few pounds.

Because you aren’t the only person dieting, consider getting a diet buddy who you trust to help keep you going during the low points – and there will be low points. It could be your best friend, a family member, or a co-worker. For me, that person is my husband. [Read more…]

BistroMD ReviewHealthy eating means selecting meals that include lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains and lean meats while avoiding foods that have a lot of salt, sugar or the wrong kind of fat. Of course, just selecting the meals is not enough, because you must also balance the variety of the foods you eat to get the maximum health benefits.

Of course, it would help to have a personal chef prepare and cook delicious, succulent, gourmet meals for you. As it turns out, you can! And it is more affordable than you might think. I have tried the meals available at BistroMD and it is just like having your own personal chef.

Each meal is customized to your liking. If you are a person that does not consume pork, then you can request to have your entrée prepared without pork. Gluten sensitivity? No problem! [Read more…]

beet saladHave you ever tried a raw food diet recipe? You can never say eating healthy isn’t healthy for you. If you have tried it, did you notice feeling better? I ate junk food for a day to test it out and I felt absolutely terrible, no kidding. Some might think [Read more…]

KimchiLooking to eat a wheat free gluten free diet? It really is not as difficult as you might think. Wheat free meals can be prepared in very little time, especially if you keep your pantry stocked [Read more…]