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Special series: Solutions to youth suicide in La Plata County

Stop wearing out your snooze button

Did you press the snooze button this morning ... maybe even more than once? Maybe you had time to sleep in or just felt so tired and “out of it” that you couldn’t believe it was already time to...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 8 hours 46 minutes ago | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

Are you too busy to eat healthy?

I get it – you’re busy, I’m busy, we’re all busy. It’s almost as if the word ‘busy’ has become a badge of honor for us to feel like we’re important. But this busyness can be disastrous to your food...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

5 simple steps to thrive in a ‘toxic’ world

If your body is struggling to keep up with an unmanageable level of toxins, it can affect your life and how you feel. It can result in symptoms like headaches, gas, bloating, constipation,...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

The surprising effects of stress on your gut

If you’ve ever listened to an older friend or family member speaking of the “good ole days,” they might have referred to them as being simpler times. I know when I look at the world my kids are...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

Have you ever been fooled by ‘Big Food?’

I still remember a young family that came to me with a gluten-intolerant child. Because the child couldn’t digest gluten, it would make him, very, very sick. They were frustrated because they were...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

Learning, growing can all start with healthy snack

It’s shocking that despite all the medical advances over the last century, today’s children are expected to have a shorter life expectancy than their parents. A big contributor to this problem is...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

Ditch your nighttime overeating

Do you know that feeling? The one where you’ve finished a healthy dinner and then thought to yourself, “I’m hungry, I need a snack,” and before you know it, the entire bag of chips or carton of ice...

DATE: July 25, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

How to enjoy summer but avoid its pitfalls

Hanging with friends and family in the summer is all part of the fun. But the endless unhealthy summertime eats don’t have to ruin your waistline and leave you feeling “blah.” Here are a few ideas...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

Willpower ... for emergency use only

Are you relying on discipline to eat healthy and become your best self? If so, keep reading to learn a few important things you need to know about willpower. This might sound familiar because...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

3 nutrition strategies to survive your summer trip

What comes to mind when you think of healthy nutrition while you’re traveling? If you’re like most people, you might be wondering, “Isn’t that an oxymoron?” We’ve all been there before. When on...

DATE: June 13, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

Drink water to boost your brain function

Do you struggle with getting the volume of water you need (aka drinking half your body weight in ounces ... daily!)? I get it, the struggle is real! One of the most common things people tell me is,...

DATE: May 30, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

Are you on the path to diabetes?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 84 million Americans now have prediabetes. What’s scarier is that nine out of 10 don’t even know they have it. Are you one of...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

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