Tips For a Strong Immune System and How to Combat The Cold And Flu

Cold and Flu Season is Upon Us.  Has your house been hit yet?  During the winter months we tend to spend more time indoors.  Spending more time indoors means more exposure to germs and not as much vitamin D.  Our immune system is weakened during the winter months due to these factors.  In turn, we Read more about Tips For a Strong Immune System and How to Combat The Cold And Flu[…]

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?[…]

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.[…]

What to do if you have an Autoimmune Disease.

Last week I discussed autoimmune disorders, what they are, what causes them, who is at risk and I also provided a list of the most common autoimmune disorders.  You can read that post here. Autoimmune diseases are caused by genetic and environmental factors.  Your genes, or your genetic disposition, determine if you are predisposed to Read more about What to do if you have an Autoimmune Disease.[…]

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.[…]

 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?[…]