Are you just a chronic ‘snoozer’?

Are you a habitual “snoozer,” always looking for that extra ten minutes of sleep each morning? Or do you struggle with low energy during the day, feel sleepy after lunch, need caffeine at 4 p.m.,...

DATE: April 4, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

Are your ‘gut’ and brain really connected?

We’ve all experienced it – that moment when you can’t think of a word and you just sort of babble as you try and get your thoughts straight. This mental “clouding” has been labeled brain fog. It...

DATE: March 21, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

The silent killer ... when it’s ignored

High blood pressure is known as the silent killer because most people do not experience any symptoms. Do you have high blood pressure? It’s easier than you might think to improve your blood...

DATE: March 7, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

What’s your risk for heart disease?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. About 630,000 Americans die from heart disease each year – that’s 1...

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

Carbohydrates: The good, the bad and the ugly

Today’s topic was a reader’s request. The reader asked, “What carbohydrates are healthy, and should we be avoiding fructose in our diet?” It’s been a long time since I’ve seen a client who hasn’t...

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

Stop pouring on fat with added sugars

Why is it so addictive to drink your calories, and why is liquid sugar so terrible for the human body? Liquid sugar is toxic for your body for many reasons. First, it stimulates your hunger and...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

Breaking through a top weight-loss obstacle

Why is weight loss so difficult when it is exactly what is needed to improve overall health? One major obstacle with weight loss is that the brain subconsciously hears “loss,” and no one likes...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

Avoid food additives in the new year

Why should we avoid food chemicals, food additives and food preservatives? Additives such as flavors, colors, sweeteners and hydrogenated oils, emulsifiers and other additives have been used for...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2017 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

Maintain – don’t gain – this season

What does your social calendar look like this holiday season? Over the next three weeks, is your social calendar packed full of dinners, cocktail parties and office socials? It is consistently...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2017 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

Foods to eat for a better night’s sleep

Do you have “healthy” sleep patterns? With Thanksgiving having kicked off the holidays and Christmas on the way, it’s this time of year that we may find ourselves cutting sleep (even more than...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2017 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

Diabetes: Avoid joining the trend

Are you diabetic or have a close family member or friend who is? November is National Diabetes Month and brings attention to the group of disorders and their impact on millions of Americans. Today,...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2017 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

Why it’s so hard to kick refined sugar

With Halloween just around the corner, watch out for the sweet and tempting villain we love to hate – sugar. It’s the time of year when loads of candy, chocolate and anything loaded with sugar...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2017 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

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