by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Aug 2014

See Zemas found, Jill Motew, on WGN-Chicago. Rachael Ray says "Most delicious cookie ever!"

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Aug 2014

Welcome to August, where the final days of summer meld into the mad dash of back-to-school days. This is always a tough transition for both parents and kids in many ways, such as regular sleep patterns, meals and activity schedules. While carpools, school supplies and registration forms are at the forefront of most parents minds, getting back to basic health and wellness as a family...

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Jul 2014

As a nutritionist, summer is one of my favorite times of the year! I love the variety of seasonal vegetables and fruits available at your local farmer’s market! There, you’ll find wonderful ingredients to create and enjoy delicious and nutritious meals for you and your family. It’s a great time of year to experiment with new ingredients. There are so many different ways to eat,...

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Jun 2014

It never ceases to amaze me when I talk to clients or prospective clients who profess they are in perfect health, yet they are somehow perplexed at how their bodies are misbehaving. Although they seem to believe that they are eating healthy, these people display all manner of physical manifestations. The evidence points to a person who does not eat healthy. In their defense, there...

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
May 2014

"As Seen on CBS 2 Chicago!" April kicks off the major race season across the country and for many runners heading out to their big race day, what to eat and how to nourish your body and belly should be top of mind. Board-certified specialist in pediatrics, registered dietitian Lara Field, a runner herself, has some great tips for racers to maximize their race day and fuel up for the long run. TIPS: 1)...

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Jan 2014

Have you recently found out that you have an allergy to gluten? Perhaps you simply want to remove gluten from your diet because it may be causing you to gain unwanted weight and is producing other adverse effects. Transitioning to a gluten-free lifestyle may sound easy at first, but in truth, it is much harder than most originally think. Gluten is in so many different...

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Dec 2013

HEALTHY OR NOT? BY VIRGINIA CUNNINGHAM, LA BASED HEALTH AND WELLNESS FREELANCE WRITER So, you’ve just gone vegan for your health, for ethical reasons and possibly for the environment. As long as you compensate for the protein loss of animal products, it’s all good, right? Wrong. Unfortunately, there are a myriad of products out there that can, in good faith, claim to be vegan, but...

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Nov 2013

FUELING ON FALL FOODS BY DR. DENA MENDES Back in the very old days our great grandparents ate from what was available in their environment. Today we are lucky we get food from all over the world and our brilliant scientists have figured out a way to make food available to us in the winter that is befitting for the summer. Are we really that...

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Oct 2013

THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE UGLY... What do the following conditions have in common? -Fatigue -Depression -Anxiety -Difficulty concentrating -Hyperactivity -Memory problems -Brain fog -Mood swings -Fibromyalgia -Headaches -Joint pain -Osteoporosis -Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease -Metabolic syndrome (prediabetes) -Type II diabetes -Heart disease -Cancer -Alzheimer’s disease They’re all linked to sugar. But aren’t sweets ok to enjoy in moderation? Isn’t sugar merely “empty calories”? That...

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by Zemas Madhouse Foods
Jun 2013

ARE YOU ON THE CLEAN PATH? When is choosing a gf diet a good idea, outside of having Celiac Disease or a Wheat/gluten allergy? Gluten-free foods are simply foods without wheat, rye, and barley. Thus, when asked if anyone can go on a gluten-free diet, the answer is always, yes! Technically speaking, gluten is not necessary for a nutrient-dense, healthful diet. With that said, it is...

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