Why Did I Eat That? (WDIET) is a wellness site. Here, you will find inspirational stories, news, KalaLea’s favorite things and educational resources. Our goal is to improve the well-being of anyone who eats (hopefully this is you).

Making informed decisions about what we choose to eat can be empowering and life altering. The results for KalaLea have been positive growth, improved health and deeper relationships. But it’s a constant struggle and having support is critical. Hopefully you will find information here that will positively contribute to your health goals.

The WDIET food philosophy simply put is: Eat whatever you wish, in moderation, with some knowledge of where your food comes from and how your body reacts to what you feed it. Thank you for being here.

About KalaLea

KalaLea’s professional endeavors have spanned interactive production, photography, journalism, yoga instruction and reiki offerings. And as a former health coach and restaurant owner, her enduring passion for food has led to a fascination with our relationships with it.

KalaLea is currently a fellow at the Tow-Knight Entrepreneurial Journalism program, a fifteen-week media business incubator in New York City. She is also working on a WDIET podcast plus a memoir and self-help book also titled Why Did
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Recent Posts


life of spice

There was a time when spices were one of the most valuable and traded commodities in the world. As far back as 3500 B.C. Egyptians used multiple spices when preparing fish, game or grains. Spices were also used for healing various ailments and illnesses. For example the paste of coriander seeds was…


question everything

Greetings Folks! First, VERY sorry about sending 2 messages today.  Also, there was problem with last week's post link so if you had trouble accessing it, it can be found here: http://wdiet.net/2017/01/words-are-powerful How are you feeling? I mean it, stop for a second and check in with yourself. How are you…


MUSIC: Telefone – Noname

Still working on conceptualizing my podcast and video series but I thought why not share some of my favorite music or what I'm digging these days media-wise. My palette for art and music is fairly eclectic so check the Media section if you need some inspiration. And support the artists…


words are powerful

Greetings! It's 2017!  I'm back and armed with more skills plus a M.A. degree from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Yippee!! YAY!! For the next four months, I'll be focusing on developing the WDIET brand as part of an entrepreneurial fellowship program sponsored by the Tow-Knight foundation. I'd love for you…