July 11, 2018

Fasting is not easy, but it is simple. It’s also FREE. No more recipe planning, shopping, cooking. No more dishes. No more wondering what I should eat or at a certain time. No more counting and weighing food. It does take some planning on when to do a fast, so take int...

April 18, 2018

In preventative medicine, benefits without risks are nonexistent. Any diet or lifestyle intervention can have harmful effects. Changing the composition of the fats we eat could have profound physiological effects throughout the body. Our brains are 70 percent fat, moly...

April 18, 2018

One of the number one questions I get asked is how I make eating healthy easy. 

How do I stay on track in this 24-hour convenient food laden society? Call them temptations, cravings, or rewards. Food, and non-food products are available to us on demand at anytime of the...

March 28, 2018

When you hear the word nutrition, nutritionist, and/or health coach, we automatically revert to the word food. Food choices, recipes, diet, low calorie and being healthy. It’s been engrained in us that nutrition is about the intake of food, and how it makes us look, wh...

March 23, 2018

Food

Diet is defined in the dictionary as: “food and drink considered in terms of its qualities, composition, and effects on health. A particular selection of food, especially as designed or prescribed to improve a person’s physical condition or to prevent or treat a di...

March 16, 2018

The break down of a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner might seem like it’s three careers wrapped into one. The acronym NTP isn’t as recognized as an MD, RN or LAc because the schooling is comparatively new. The Nutritional Therapy Association is approaching its 12 year...

March 30, 2017

I recently had a major surgery that left me bedridden for 6 days. I knew the recovery time would take about a week, so I planned and prepped accordingly. There are some obvious check off  the to-do list such as gathering your last will and testament, stacking your favo...

January 25, 2017

Butter is a great example of a nourishing food that has been demonized by our society as one of the roots that cause heart disease and obesity. Butter instead has been replaced by spreads and toxic oils that not only taste worse, but they are one of the main ingredient...

January 18, 2017

The problem with our food choices not only stems from the options we have, but the dogmatic view that we have to have a balanced diet. But what does a balanced diet look like? As soon as I announced I was going to become an NTP, ironically many people started telling m...

January 12, 2017

Before agriculture; think bread, pasta, bagels, doughnuts, cereals, and granola, what did our ancestors eat? Much of the world’s population thrived on continuous or intermittent carbohydrate restriction. Examples of carbohydrates were fruits, berries, tubers, squash an...

January 6, 2017

If you question what the best protein powder on the market is, or overwhelmed by the choices, brands or what kind is best, this will help make your decision. Not only has collagen powder gotten a lot of hype lately, but the reason why to switch to collagen will be very...

November 26, 2016

You know that stomachs are naturally designed to secrete enough stomach acid to turn even large amounts of food into mush? But we are told that indigestion and heartburn are due to too much stomach acid. It makes sense that taking an acid blocker will knock down the bu...

October 23, 2016

Are you on thyroid medications and diagnosed having Hashimoto’s? Being on thyroid medications doesn't particularly decrease this autoimmune condition except on lab tests, because drugs only suppress symptoms, not treat the underlying cause. Autoimmune diseases are ramp...

October 16, 2016

Why are your thyroid blood tests normal, but you still have symptoms? There are many different reasons, so let’s explore some of the basics first. 

What is the thyroid anyway? Ancient Greeks named the thyroid gland “thyreos,” which means shield. This is fitting consider...

September 29, 2016

GUESS WHAT?! After many years of people asking me what the secret is to being healthy and losing weight, I finally found the answer. After s

pending billions of dollars every year, countless calorie counting, dieting and guilt ridden nights, I finally found the answer.

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