Do you have trouble drinking the recommended amount of water every day? I sure do, especially now in the middle of winter. I simply don’t feel thirsty when my nose is froze!
The holidays are over and the new year is upon us — a special and exciting time where we make ambitious plans for our next twelve months and dream of the possibilities. The most popular resolution is improving health, and we usually are quite ready after the holidays. As tasty as the holiday tidings are, […]
Just before Christmas I conducted a survey asking people with thyroid issues about their challenges and successes in managing their condition. Nearly 300 people responded and I was so blown away by the the answers. You shared your struggles, many of which broke my heart, and you shared your successes making my heart soar. I […]
It happens to us all — you’ve been crushing your health goals and things are going great. Until the holidays roll around and the endless array of goodies at the family Thanksgiving gathering derails you…or so you think. We often feel shame afterward and it’s common to let these “slip-ups” demotivate us. The […]
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Autumn has arrived! And with it comes the busy back-to-school season quickly followed by the hustle and bustle of the holidays. If you’re anything like me this last part of the year flies by in a whirl. Because of this, it can feel like your packed schedule is controlling you rather than the other way […]
Many of us made – and already broke! – New Year’s Resolutions. Why do we struggle to keep resolutions about eating healthy, reducing our calorie intake, eating fewer sweets, drinking less soda? The reason may lie less with our resolve and more with a lack of understanding. We may have a sugar addiction. Consider this: […]
You’ve heard of Better Than Sex cake? Well, I think I’m going to have to call this Better Than Sex Shepherd’s Pie. It’s THAT good! It all started when I got adventurous in the kitchen….. I bought a small smoker a couple months ago and soon discovered an amazing smoked chicken recipe that I’ve been […]
If you’re like most Americans, you’re spending tonight gathered around the TV and social media watching the election results come in. This has been one of the most divisive elections in modern history and many people are feeling the stress. The digestive system is one of the first systems to suffer in stressful situations so […]
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Chia Seeds? Cha-Cha-Cha Chia? Like those planter thingies? Really? Yup. The Humble Chia Seed We’re all familiar with those terracotta planters that you spread with chia seeds which grow into “hair.” They’re very funny. But did you know those little chia seeds are nutrition powerhouses? Chia seeds are high in fiber, omega-3 fats, protein, […]
What is Functional Nutrition? A leading-edge, evidence-based approach to health that focuses on identifying root causes and system imbalances to significantly improve patient health outcomes. Sound complicated? Let’s simplify it. A functional nutritionist looks at the whole person to discover the underlying root causes of symptoms. A functional nutritionist emphasizes real food, […]
Friends on my personal Facebook page have seen me posting “giggles” posts several times a day. I post funny videos, corny jokes, whatever makes me laugh. Why do something so “pointless?” All it does is clog up people’s news feed with “useless” stuff. Well, I started it after my own Facebook feed grew so very […]