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[…]

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[…]

Kick Sugar Cravings To The Curb With the 21 Day Sugar Detox!

I am officially a Certified 21 Day Sugar Detox Coach. Starting next month I will be running both local and online Detox groups. You may ask yourself, what is “The 21 Day Sugar Detox”? The 21 Day Sugar Detox was created by Diane Sanfilippo, Certified Nutrition Consultant and author of The 21 Day Sugar Detox Read more about Kick Sugar Cravings To The Curb With the 21 Day Sugar Detox![…]

The Many Names of Sugar

Sugar intake is on the rise, the average American consumes approximately 130 pounds of added sugars a year! 130 pounds, that is a lot, it breaks down to approximately 31 teaspoons of sugar a day! All this sugar, which is commonly hidden in our foods is wreaking havoc on our bodies. Consuming too much added Read more about The Many Names of Sugar[…]

Tips for Reading Food Labels and Checking Ingredients

When making food choices and trying to eat a healthy, nutrient dense diet one of the most important things you need to know and start doing is reading labels and checking ingredients. It goes beyond looking at the front of the box and seeing deceiving words like natural, organic, heart healthy, whole grain, low sugar, Read more about Tips for Reading Food Labels and Checking Ingredients[…]