Category Archives for Nutrition

Maintaining Healthy Eating Habits Over the Holidays

You probably made it through Halloween somewhat unscathed… or not. Thanksgiving is moments away and Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s are lining up to take you and your healthy diet down with them. It’s the biggest eating time of the year! What’s a holistic health minded person, like you, supposed to do? How do you […]

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Cleansing, Fall Back – into You

Now is the perfect time to cleanse. Traditional medicine practices like Chinese or Ayurveda recommend cleansing in the fall (and spring) when the earth is going through its transformations as well. It’s fall and as we fall back into daylight standard time, I recommend falling back into yourself as well. What do I mean by […]

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It’s Not About The Food

It’s not about the food?!? What do I mean by that? Many clients I work with are desperately trying to figure out which food they’re having a sensitivity to (sound familiar?). Which food is causing their symptoms, thinking if they can just figure that out, it will provide the Holy Grail to health. I totally […]

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What’s Healthy Look Like Anymore?

Today, there is so much focus on what’s wrong with us all the time. I’m guilty of it for sure. What’s wrong with our health? Our food? The environment? And, it goes on and on… I thought to myself, do we even know what healthy looks like anymore? In the age of almost exclusive symptom […]

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Probiotics: A Classic Case of Good vs Evil

Good bacteria = Superhero = Probiotics; Bad bacteria = Evil Villain. We all want to see the superheros kick the bad guy’s butts (pun intended)! Probiotics are all over the place these days. So, what’s the big deal with them anyway? Our bodies have lots and lots of bacteria – more bacteria than cells, 10:1, […]

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Sugar – Not All Are Created Equal

We all know that sugar is getting a bad rap these days, bad, bad, bad, and it is well deserved. Even 60 Minutes has gotten in on the shaming with the story about cocaine-addicted lab rats choosing sugar over coke – every single time! I’m not claiming sugar is a health food, but is ALL […]

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Spring Cleaning, I Mean Cleansing

Spring is the perfect time to not only clean out your house, but your body as well. At home we are drawn to get rid of all that clutter, stored junk, and trash. And, our bodies have that same accumulated junk and clutter – called toxins and debris. No matter how well we eat and […]

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Food Sensitivity, Do You Have One?

Do you  suspect you have a food sensitivity? Are you avoiding certain foods and wondering if all the hassle is worth it? What’s the difference between a food allergy and a sensitivity? All excellent questions! It seems like everyone is “allergic” to gluten these days. Is gluten causing a problem for you?  It sure would be nice […]

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