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[…]

 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[…]

It is Time for me to do The 21 Day Sugar Detox Again.

It is time, time for me to complete The 21 Day Sugar Detox.  It has been awhile since I completed a 21 Day Sugar Detox and honestly, I hadn’t felt the need.  I live a healthy, clean-eating lifestyle most of the time, but lately I have noticed my sugar cravings increasing.  I am not to Read more about It is Time for me to do The 21 Day Sugar Detox Again.[…]

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.[…]

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)[…]

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[…]

Finding the Root Cause of Your Aches and Pains.

Do you suffer from aches and pains? Do you use over the counter pain medications on a regular basis? The pain medications you are taking could be causing more harm than they are helping. It is time to figure out what the underlying cause of your aches and pains are and stop using painkillers to Read more about Finding the Root Cause of Your Aches and Pains.[…]

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[…]