OAKS AT OJAI BLOG

Sugar, Sugar

Sugar is not so sweet in the way it relates to your overall health profile. It is arguably the most detrimental ingredient that has been added into our modern diet. Too much sugar and too many refined carbs affect our insulin levels, changing blood sugar levels and causing fat to accumulate, especially around the waistline. … Read more »

Flour Power

Functional Fitness

Did you ever even hear of anything called “gluten intolerance” growing up? Oh, the good old “ignorance is bliss” days when we could just enjoy our bread without a thought of gluten! But here we are in a “gluten free” world, trying to understand if or why we would be personally gluten free. What exactly… Read more »

The Power of Pixies

Ojai’s Own Pixie Tangerine Packs a Powerful Punch Pixie tangerines are “sweet, petite and great to eat!” That is the motto that was selected through a contest in Ojai but the benefits of the Pixie go further than the delightful phrase. Pixies are a natural product of two tangerines, the Dancy and the Kincy, that… Read more »

Weight Loss and Becoming a Smarter Eater

By the time you read this either you’re keeping your New Year’s Resolutions or you’re still negotiating with yourself to get back to them. If those resolutions included eating healthier, eating fresher foods and eating fewer calories, I’ve got great news for you. It’s never been easier. To achieve fat loss through healthy eating it’s… Read more »