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?[…]

What To Do If You Are Struggling To Reach Your Goals?

Recently, I shared with you three things you should know about living a balanced and healthy lifestyle; it’s not about perfection, don’t live with regret, and do what makes you feel good and happy.  These three things always hold true in my mind.  These three concepts are great, but what do you do if you Read more about What To Do If You Are Struggling To Reach Your Goals?[…]

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.[…]

Magnesium, an essential macro-mineral.

Give me all the chocolate!  Chocolate cake, chocolate bars, chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate!  Is this you?  Did you know that craving chocolate is a common sign of magnesium deficiency?  (Read more on what your cravings mean here).  Along with chocolate cravings, other signs of magnesium deficiency include being ticklish, being agoraphobic or having a Read more about Magnesium, an essential macro-mineral.[…]

5 Convincing Reasons To Quit Sugar

Is sugar really that bad for you?  For years’ fat was demonized and the craze was no-fat/low-fat.  Now it seems that sugar has become the new devil.  Should you believe what you are hearing?  Is it time to kick sugar to the curb like you did so many years ago with fat?  My answer is Read more about 5 Convincing Reasons To Quit Sugar[…]

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[…]