The Diagnosis of Autoimmune Disease is on the Rise.

Do you have an autoimmune disease?  If you do not have an autoimmune disease you most likely know someone has one.  The American Autoimmune Related Disease Association, Inc. estimates that over 50 million Americans suffer from autoimmune disease, and the number of people being diagnosed each year is on the rise1.  Autoimmune disorders are caused by genetic and Read more about The Diagnosis of Autoimmune Disease is on the Rise.[…]

5 tips to boost your immune system as you prepare for the cold and flu seasons.

5 tips to boost your immune system as you prepare for the cold and flu seasons: Eat a whole food, nutrient dense diet. Your body needs many nutrients such as vitamin A, C, D and E along with important minerals like selenium and zinc for immune support.  Eating a whole food nutrient diet, focusing on Read more about 5 tips to boost your immune system as you prepare for the cold and flu seasons.[…]

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[…]

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?[…]

How To Live A Balanced and Healthy Lifestyle: 3 Things you should know.

As a nutritional therapy practitioner, certified personal trainer and health and wellness coach my goal is to help individuals and communities learn to live balanced healthy lifestyles.  Health and wellness is something that I have been interested in for as long as I can remember.  I also have a strong desire to help people, and Read more about How To Live A Balanced and Healthy Lifestyle: 3 Things you should know.[…]

Tips to Improve the Quality and Quantity of Your Sleep.

In today’s society, so many of us are constantly on the go from one thing to the next.  We stay up late finishing projects, catching up on television shows or surfing social media on our phones.  The days of rising with the sun and retiring with the sun are long gone.  In a time where Read more about Tips to Improve the Quality and Quantity of Your Sleep.[…]

7 Benefits of Adding Collagen to Your Daily Nutrition.

Three months ago I introduced Collagen to my daily nutrition and the results have been amazing.  I had used collagen here and there but not consistently up until three months ago. Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body.  It is found in our muscles, bones, skin, blood vessels, tendons and digestive system.  Collagen Read more about 7 Benefits of Adding Collagen to Your Daily Nutrition.[…]

My 5 Favorite Food Products (Right Now)

On either a Saturday or Sunday afternoon you will be able to find me walking the aisles of several different grocery stores stocking up for the week ahead.  I am one of the rare individuals who enjoys grocery shopping, which is good because it is related to what I do as a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner.  Read more about My 5 Favorite Food Products (Right Now)[…]

The Nutritional Implication of Medications

Are the prescription medications or over the counter medications you are taking depleting you of vital nutrients? Have you ever asked your Doctor what nutritional implications your medications may have? No? Most people wouldn’t. I would assume that the doctor would provide you with this information and some might, so you would be informed of Read more about The Nutritional Implication of Medications[…]

Identifying Food Sensitivities With Coca’s Pulse Test

Identifying a food allergy, intolerance or sensitivity can take time and/or cost a lot of money.  One of the most effective ways to identify an intolerance or sensitivity is to do an elimination diet, but this method can take several months.  There are different food allergy tests on the market too, but these tests are Read more about Identifying Food Sensitivities With Coca’s Pulse Test[…]