Chronic Inflammation – Is your body trying to tell you something?

Frequently, inflammation comes up as a topic when people are discussing their health, nutrition, and/or wellness.  But what exactly is inflammation?  Inflammation can be a confusing topic.  Today, I want to talk about inflammation, what it is, what causes it and how to reduce it. Inflammation is the body’s natural way of protecting itself from Read more about Chronic Inflammation – Is your body trying to tell you something?[…]

Don’t Beat Yourself Up. Tips for getting back on track.

After taking a little time off I am getting back into the swing of things.  The holidays were nice. We spent the holidays with family and, unfortunately, the boys spent most of winter break battling sickness.  We didn’t follow a routine which was very refreshing, but it is hard to get back on track and Read more about Don’t Beat Yourself Up. Tips for getting back on track.[…]

The Best Nutrition Plan For Your Needs

With so many choices it can get confusing to pick the right diet or nutrition plan.  Are you curious about paleo, primal, keto, or one of the many other diets?  I know you have heard me talk about bio-individuality before, but what exactly does that mean? There is no one size fits all or perfect Read more about The Best Nutrition Plan For Your Needs[…]

Is Cholesterol Bad for Your Health?

Did you know that dietary cholesterol or the cholesterol that is found in foods, such as egg yolks and butter is different from the cholesterol that is found in your blood?  The cholesterol that is found in your blood is produced in your liver.  According to Uffe Ravnskov, MD, PhD., author of Fat and Cholesterol are Good Read more about Is Cholesterol Bad for Your Health?[…]

Diabetes has Become an Epidemic in the United States

In honor of November being national diabetes month, I thought I would share a little information on diabetes and help bring awareness to the disease.  Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood sugar, or blood glucose, is too high.  Glucose is a type of sugar that you get from the food you consume.  Your Read more about Diabetes has Become an Epidemic in the United States[…]

Leaky What? Leaky Gut and How to Heal it.

Leaky gut or intestinal permeability is a condition that affects the lining of the intestines.  It occurs when there is damage to the intestinal lining, which then allows toxins, microbes, undigested food particles and waste to cross the intestinal wall and enter the blood stream.  When this occurs it may trigger an autoimmune response, which Read more about Leaky What? Leaky Gut and How to Heal it.[…]

It Is Amazing What You Can Accomplish in 21 Days – My experience with the 21 Day Sugar Detox

When I first started the 21 Day Sugar Detox (21 DSD) I was nervous, 21 days is a long time, right?!  Going into week 3 I realized that 21 days is not a long time at all.  It is amazing what can be done in 21 days and how much can change in those 21 Read more about It Is Amazing What You Can Accomplish in 21 Days – My experience with the 21 Day Sugar Detox[…]

 My “go to” 21 Day Sugar Detox Products

I am finishing up the final week of The 21 Day Sugar Detox (21 DSD).   I’d like to share with you 5 of my “go to” products, in no particular order; GT’s Kombucha, you are allowed 8 oz. of kombucha (fermented tea) per day while on the 21 DSD. Consuming kombucha is said to have Read more about  My “go to” 21 Day Sugar Detox Products[…]

We all have our own version of healthy. What is yours?

Do you find yourself wanting to be a healthier version of yourself?  I am not just talking about weight loss or your fitness level, I am talking about your overall health.  Do you keep saying right now is not the ideal time; I will start next week or next month or after the holidays?  Well Read more about We all have our own version of healthy. What is yours?[…]

What is Nutritional Therapy and who is it for?

Recently I have been getting the question, What is Nutritional Therapy and why would I need to see a nutritional therapist?  Below is a concise answer to all of you who have been asking.   What is it?  Nutritional therapy provides a foundational approach to health.  Nutritional Therapy Practitioners seek to detect and correct imbalances Read more about What is Nutritional Therapy and who is it for?[…]