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Eat Well and Enjoy a Stress-Free Holiday

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- Eat Well and Enjoy a Stress-Free Holiday - It is particularly difficult to eat well this time of year. In this article, I share some strategies to prevent over-consumption and holiday weight gain—strategies that will also dramatically reduce your stress! The holiday season is my favorite time of year, but for many of us it [...]

Nature’s Medicines

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- Nature's Medicines - Herbs and spices are the original medicines of human beings. Historically, they were used to heal sickness and prevent illness. The benefits of consuming foods made with herbs are too many to count but include: warding off cancer, heart disease and diabetes, improving immune function, fighting colds, keeping our metabolisms functioning properly, [...]

Healthy Eating for Your Skin

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- Healthy Eating for Your Skin - Our external covering is the body’s largest organ but, due to lack of accurate information, it is often the most neglected. Nutritional deficiencies and stress are two of the quickest ways our skin gets damaged as we age. As stress begins to wear on our bodies, many of us [...]

What are You Eating?

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- What are You Eating? - In this new year, I would like to promote a new way of thinking about food. I want to bring awareness to the ways America’s culture of convenience food is destroying our health and wellness. I want to encourage a different perspective and a more accurate picture of how [...]

Three Important Spices you really Shouldn’t Live Without

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- Three Important Spices you really Shouldn’t Live Without - Simple and easily available, spices are nature’s medicine. They have been a part of the human experience for millennia. Drugs certainly have a place in our modern society to cure some rare and dangerous diseases but I don’t believe drugs should be used nearly as [...]

The Healing Power of Ordinary Foods

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- The Healing Power of Ordinary Foods - In my practice, I see firsthand the healing benefits of eating nutrient-dense whole foods. I start with a client whose health is declining and begin the detective work, asking question about all aspects of their lives, and in the process gather evidence as to why their health [...]

The Wisdom of Our Ancestors

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- The Wisdom of Our Ancestors - Many of my clients ask me whom they should rely on for accurate nutrition advice. Navigating the sea of information coming from the media, nutrition professionals, and alternative healthcare providers can be completely overwhelming. Our government publishes its own nutrition advice through the USDA—advice that is often contradicted [...]

Is Eating Raw Good for You?

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- Is Eating Raw Good for You? - There has been a big buzz lately about eating most if not all of our foods raw. Let’s consider this dietary lifestyle. Is eating all your food raw healthy, or is this just another fad diet taken to an extreme? Why Raw? The raw foodists like eating [...]

Real Nutrition vs. Political Nutrition

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- Real Nutrition vs. Political Nutrition - Some of us don’t know the difference between real nutrition and political nutrition. What really feeds and nourishes the human body? Trying to find real answers can be discouraging. There is a tremendous amount of misinformation that has been accepted in our culture as truth. My daughter has [...]

Low Carbohydrate Food List

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– Low Carbohydrate Food List – Vegetables & Greens Included are: Alfalfa and bean sprouts All types of lettuces and arugula Asparagus Bamboo shoots Beet greens Bok Choy […]