9 Facts About Fake Foods (and Reasons NOT to Eat Them)

9 Facts About Real Foods (and Reasons To Eat Them) 29 DECEMBER, 2017 We all know that eating whole foods is going to be more beneficial to our health than eating out of a box or off the dollar menu but do we understand why and how important it is? The following simply...

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How to Find Holiday Food Bliss

  How to Find Holiday Food Bliss     21   DECEMBER, 2017   Have you ever wondered why you struggle so much with sugar and caffeine you’re getting from the quick fix, on-the-go foods you put in your body every day? Do you have a trouble with just NOT being able to stop...

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My Honest Review of Isagenix

My Honest Review of Isagenix 19 NOVEMBER, 2017 As a functional nutritionist, I’m often asked, “Is this product good for me?” “What is the best protein shake?” or “Will it help me lose weight?” In the last couple of months, I’ve been asked these questions about some...

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National Diabetes Awareness Month

  National Diabetes Awareness Month     13   November, 2017   November is National Diabetes Awareness Month with the 14th being World Diabetes Day. I think it’s important to acknowledge the people who have been affected by this disease. This month is all about...

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It’s Pumpkin Season!

  It’s Pumpkin Season!     24   October, 2017   That means all things pumpkin and pumpkin spice. It is fall’s signature squash and it really does pack some powerful nutrition and health perks! Now, I’m not talking about the syrup-y pumpkin flavored coffee drinks that...

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The Top Healthiest Nuts and Seeds

  The Top Healthiest Nuts and Seeds     20   October, 2017   Nuts and seeds are so healthy as they are a natural source of vitamins, minerals, protein, fat and fiber. There is so much variety of nutrients these contain that it is best to eat a variety of nuts and...

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Nutritional Support for Acne

  Nutritional Support for Acne     20   SEPTEMBER, 2017   Most of us have heard of acne and know how it looks. But do you REALLY know what it is? Acne is an inflammatory skin condition found mainly on the face but can also be found on the back, chest, and shoulders....

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Electrolytes and Gatorade

  Electrolytes and Gatorade     6   SEPTEMBER, 2017   Do you know what electrolytes are and why we need them?   You've heard all the push to drink sports drinks to replenish these said electrolytes. But do we really need specialty drinks to get the job done? First...

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It’s Watermelon Day! Who knew?!

  It’s Watermelon Day! Who knew?!     3   AUGUST, 2017   We all know how refreshing watermelon can be on a hot, sticky day. That may in part be due to the fact watermelon is made up of 90% water.   This sweet and tasty fruit is related to the cantaloupe melon,...

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9 Ways to Support Your Immune System

  9 Ways to Support Your Immune System     14   JUNE, 2017   70% of your immune system is formed in your gut.   If you eat poor quality foods, your immune system is going to be impaired. 1. To build up your immune system, it is important to take a quality probiotic. I...

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Supplements: What you need to know!

  Supplements:  What you need to know!     22   MAY, 2017   There seems to be a lot of information out there regarding supplements. In addition, most people are very confused on whether they need them or not. People hear things on the radio, the TV, or from...

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Trans Fats & How to Read Labels

  Trans Fats & How to Read Labels     10   MAY, 2017   What are trans fats you may ask? Trans fats are a type of fat found naturally in animal fats but at pretty low concentrations compared to processed foods. In chemistry, you learn about hydrogenation. That's what...

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Cholesterol: What is it? Part 2

  Cholesterol: What is it? Part 2     26   APRIL, 2017   Last week, I wrote a post about cholesterol and some of the basics. If you missed it, click here to catch up. The first post touched on some of the basics of cholesterol and why its needed in the body. In...

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Cholesterol: What is it and Why Are We Afraid of It?

  Cholesterol: What is it and Why Are We Afraid of It?     19   APRIL, 2017   Cholesterol has been a hot topic and has caused people much stress and confusion. First, eat eggs, then don’t eat eggs! Eat margarine, not butter – be very afraid of saturated fats. This is...

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