Five Rules for Fasting During the Holiday Season

Shortly after Halloween Day passes, I start to notice changes in friends and clients’ eating behavior. Suddenly, they become more concerned (and rightfully so!) about the upcoming holiday season and associated potential for weight gain and vow to cut out…

4 Key Nutrients for Managing Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia occurs when blood sugar falls to a very low level. This health condition affects all organs, especially the brain, which needs an adequate supply of glucose to function. Frequent bouts of hypoglycemia can lead to Type II Diabetes and…

3 Strategies for Effective Dietary Change

A few months into the new year, many of us may feel discouraged by lackluster results from a diet overhaul endeavor, which usually takes place in January. It’s helpful to take a step back and review the reasons for a…

Can Going Ketogenic Optimize Your Brain Health?

Fascinating developments have been made recently in the area of brain health and diet. Inspired by a recent book, “Genius Health” by Max Lugavere , I took a further look into the increasingly popular ketogenic diet and it’s powerful connection…

Instead of Another Fad Diet, Why Not Try Eating for Health?

The principles of Eating for Health are based on the premise that our cellular health is determined by the foods we eat. Damaged foods damage our cells. Fresh, healthy foods send the right messages to our cells’ DNA, encouraging healthy…

Our Favorite (Healthy!) Convenience Snacks

We’re talking convenience snacks. Because let’s get real, life is ridiculously busy, and convenience is king. As nutritionists, we get this question – A LOT: what are our go-to snacks?! The good news is that part one of this blog series sets…

Vegetarian or Vegan: What are the Health Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet?

The average American consumes about 270 pounds of meat a year, making the United States the country with one of the highest meat consumptions per person in the world. We know of our love for meat, and most of us…

How to Prevent and Treat Osteoporosis Naturally with Whole Foods

Food is thy medicine, again today. Osteoporosis, or loss of bone density, is one of the leading causes of death in the United States and many other Western Societies. The common answer to bone loss is usually Calcium. While Calcium…

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