Ingredients for Life #79: Dr Kaayla Daniel and The Whole Soy Story

This week, Romy and Michael talk with Dr Kaayla Daniel to get the facts straight about the real effects of soy on the body, and how it’s not really the healthy food that people believe it to be.

Ingredients for Life #78: Paleo Diet Progress Report

Ashley talks about what foods she had to eliminate from her diet to stick with the Paleo program, and shares her observations on what physical and emotional changes she’s noticed during the shift in what she’s eating.

Ingredients for Life #77: Listener Progress Reports

This week, Romy and Michael talk about Michael’s injury and upcoming surgery, and respond to an email from Facebook listener Patty, and a voicemail from listener Christine.

Ingredients for Life #76: Weightloss Journeys: Gail’s Story

This week, Romy and Michael talk with Gail about the path she’s taken for weight loss and healthier eating habits, including working with Romy, following Weight Watchers plans, and how her progress has inspired her to want to help fight the increasing trends of childhood obesity.

Ingredients for Life #75: Weightloss Journeys: Grace’s Story

This week, Romy and Michael talk with Grace about her history as a competitive athlete, her later struggles with injury and weight gain and her progress back towards fitness and weight loss.

Ingredients for Life Video #7: Buying Organic


In this recent Arizona Midday segment, Romy talks with Destry Jetton about the benefits of buying organic whenever possible, especially when it comes to various produce items that may have higher pesticide residues on them.

Ingredients for Life #74: Paleo Diet in Action

Ashley is a former intern of Romy’s who is now a doctor herself. She’d been a practicing vegeterian until recently, when a cousin challenged her to try read about The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet by Robb Wolf, and reading that book completely changed her outlook on a vegan/vegetarian lifestyle.

Ingredients for Life #73: Goal Setting Self-Sabotage?

Discussion: Are the ways you set your fitness and weight loss goals actually sabotaging you before you being?

Romy talks about how to word your goals, in thought and in writing, so that they are measurable and accountable so they will work for you instead of against you.

Ingredients for Life #72: Body Perception, Clothing Sizes and Serving Sizes

This week, Romy and Michael talk about how it seems like more and more people are less and less aware of their true body size and body composition, and discuss several factors that might be influencing this shift.

Do men lie about their actual weight as frequently as women do?

Ingredients for Life #71: Timing Meals and Workouts

This week, Romy and Michael talk about how meal timing affects physical performance, and Romy grills Mike on his food logging absent-mindedness.

Romy gives some tips on what to eat and the best things to eat before a workout, and how to balance the proteins and carbs before and after to get the best results.