4th Annual Turk-EA Trot and Maelle’s 1st Thanksgiving

Four years ago, myself and six others gathered at the East Aurora Cooperative Market to run the first Turk-EA Trot.  I always hoped the race would take off, and this year, IT DID.  Continue reading “4th Annual Turk-EA Trot and Maelle’s 1st Thanksgiving”

The Whole30 Diet

The tenth (and last!) installment of the series on eating patterns is about the Whole30 Diet. Last month, we explored the Ketogenic Diet and learned the theory behind putting your body into a state of ketosis by restricting carbohydrates in order to promote quick weight loss. Ranked #38 out of 41 total diets in the U.S News Best Diet Rankings, the Whole30 Program isn’t as much a ‘diet’ as it is a ‘reset.’ The Whole30 program and its co-creater, Melissa Hartwig Urban, were recently featured on the cover of People magazine. Continue reading “The Whole30 Diet”

The Keto Diet

The ninth installment of the series on eating patterns is about the Ketogenic (Keto) Diet. Last month, we explored the Glycemic Index Diet and learned that different carbohydrates have different effects on a person’s blood sugar. Ranked #38 out of 41 total diets in the U.S News Best Diet Rankings (but #2 in the ‘Best Fast Weight Loss’ category), the Keto Diet switches the fuel your body uses for energy from carbs to fat, thus encouraging weight loss and promoting feelings of fullness. Continue reading “The Keto Diet”